COVID-19

PPP Loans and Taxes

The CARES Act provided that PPP loan funds that are forgiven will not be included in gross income for tax purposes (contrary to the general tax rule that forgiveness of...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.11.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts

Small Business Relief Program: Massachusetts Relief Available for Small Businesses Including Restaurants and Bars

Governor Baker has targeted small businesses in Massachusetts since October 2020 with the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation’s initial funding, but previous stimulus money and budget allocations were insufficient to keep...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.05.2021
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Limited Time for Boston Businesses to Apply for $6 Million in Grants

Mayor Marty Walsh has announced three new funds to distribute $6 million of federal aid to small Boston businesses, but the deadline to apply is one week away. This welcomed aid...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.13.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

If You’re a Small Boston Business, Don’t Forget the Reopen Boston Fund

If you’re a small business that must physically engage closely with the public through a direct service and have 25 or fewer employees with a brick and mortar space in...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 08.13.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Benefits of Captives: They Can Insure Against Pandemics

This article was originally published on the Boston Business Journal's website.  View the article here. What do the overwhelming majority of Fortune 500 companies have in common? They are in the...

Boston Business Journal By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.30.2020
Posted In: Publications, COVID-19

Recording Available: Investing During and After the Pandemic

On Thursday, July 21, Bernkopf Goodman presented the webinar, Investing During and After the Pandemic. Bernkopf's real estate partner Eric Allon led an entertaining and insightful discussion with Randy Cohen,...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.24.2020
Posted In: Events, COVID-19

Governor Baker Extends the MA Eviction Moratorium For 60 Days

Today, Governor Charlie Baker extended the pause on evictions and foreclosures for 60 days, until October 17, 2020, through the authority granted to him by Chapter 65 of the Acts...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.21.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts

MA Courts Will Soon Reopen for Business… In Phases of Course

As Massachusetts begins its slow recovery, courthouses will physically reopen to the public on July 13, 2020, for specific expanded purposes. The first phase of additional in-person proceedings will include...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.25.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19