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Senate Passes Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to Add $310 Billion to Paycheck Protection Program

April 22, 2020

The United States Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, April 21, to increase the $349 billion cap under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act” would add another $310 billion in funding to the PPP, increasing the total amount to $659 billion.

Comprehensive Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program

April 14, 2020

By Will Johnson and Perry MacLennan

On March 27, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to provide financial assistance to individuals and businesses. One of the most important components of the CARES Act is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). 
 

Essential Services Guide to Keeping Workplaces and Employees Safe During COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Businesses operating on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic must take extra precautions to ensure they are not subjecting their employees and others on-site to an outbreak that can be avoided by reasonable protections.

HSB and Synergi Partners Host Webinar on Coronavirus Relief Credits

April 09, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd and Synergi Partners provided an overview of the economic relief options currently available to employers in the FFCRA and CARES Act during a webinar on April 7, 2020

Interim Final Rule Implementing Paycheck Protection Program Issued

April 02, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an interim final rule on Thursday, April 2, to facilitate implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program, one of the hallmarks of the CARES Act signed into law on Friday, March 30. 
 

IRS Launches Employee Retention Credit

April 01, 2020

On March 31, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched the Employee Retention Credit for employers who have been impacted by COVID-19. Below are details about the credit:
 

South Carolina to Consider Paid Family Leave for State Employees

March 10, 2020

South Carolina state employees could soon join federal employees in receiving paid family leave according to The State.

Perry MacLennan Elected President of SC Bar YLD

January 21, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Perry MacLennan was elected President of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division effective July 1, 2020.

Is “OK Boomer” Really OK?

January 16, 2020

If you haven’t heard the phrase “OK Boomer” yet, you probably are a boomer – a baby boomer. And if someone said it to you, it was just under their breath. For the uninitiated, the phrase is an ironic, dismissive expression used by younger generations to mock the perceived outdated ideals of the baby boomer generation.

World Wide Web Commission Releases New Standards for Website Accessibility

September 12, 2018

When it comes to accommodating clients’ needs, whether your website is accessible to those with vision, hearing, or cognitive disabilities is not often a concern that readily comes to mind.