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COVID-19 Business Resource Center



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Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is following the advice of local, state and national officials and has implemented the necessary preventative measures to protect our clients and team members from the COVID-19 pandemic. In these uncertain times, however, rest assured that we have the technology in place to ensure that client service is uninterrupted. BHBM attorneys will continue to be accessible via e-mail and phone. All attorney contact information can be found at www.bhbmlaw.com/people.

BHBM attorneys remain more committed than ever to providing you with information on the latest updates and impacts of this very unique situation. We have created the COVID-19 Business Resource Center to help you navigate the many changes and opportunities that have been brought about in response to this pandemic.

Our commitment to provide you with the highest level of legal services and support remains our highest priority. We look forward to continuing to serve you and wish safety and good health to all.


 

15JUL2020

Cruise Line Passengers Denied Cause of Action for Fear of COVID-19

On July 14, 2020, Judge Gary Klausner dismissed the suit filed by Ronald and Eva Weissberger against  Princess Cruise Lines in the federal Central District Court in California. Their claims were for fear of contacting COVID-19 and the emotional stress…

15JUL2020

Administrative Extensions for Tax Returns and Payments Due July 15, 2020

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. LOUISIANA UPDATE Administrative Extensions for Tax Returns and Payments Due July 15, 2020 On…

14JUL2020

Louisiana Implements Frontline Workers COVID-19 Hazard Pay Rebate Program

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. LOUISIANA UPDATE LOUISIANA IMPLEMENTS FRONTLINE WORKERS COVID-19 HAZARD PAY REBATE PROGRAM On July 13,…

29JUN2020

Protection from Claims Related to COVID-19

The Louisiana legislature passed, and the governor signed, legislation protecting persons, both natural and juridical, from claims related to exposure to COVID-19. Such persons are immune from claims which arise in the course of or through the performance or provision of their business operations unless…

19JUN2020

Revised + New EZ PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL UPDATE SBA and Treasury Release a Revised Application and a New EZ Application…

12JUN2020

PPP Revised Interim Final Rule

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL UPDATE SBA Issues Revised Guidance Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program On June 10,…

4JUN2020

PPP Reform Bill

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL UPDATE U.S. Senate Approves House’s Bill to Reform Paycheck Protection Program On June…

2JUN2020

Franchise Tax Suspension

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at (504) 569-2900. LOUISIANA UPDATE Louisiana Legislature Adopts Resolution to Suspend Corporate Franchise Tax for Small Businesses On…

27MAY2020

SBA Supplemental PPP Guidance + La. Sales Tax Relief

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE SBA Guidance Addressing Loan Forgiveness Requirements On May 22, 2020,…

18MAY2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application…

14MAY2020

Recent Updates to PPP Loans

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE SBA ALLOWS INCREASED PPP LOANS TO PARTNERSHIPS On May 13,…

14MAY2020

The Current Status in COVID-19 Maritime Litigation

The Current Status in COVID-19 Maritime Litigation A Texas woman filed a lawsuit against Princess Cruise Lines alleging negligence in the death of her husband, who she says contracted and died from COVID-19 while on a cruise aboard the Grand…

6MAY2020

BHBM Tax Law Alert | Additional Guidance Regarding Application of the PPP

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE Treasury Extends Safe Harbor Repayment Date for Paycheck Protection Program…

16APR2020

SBA Issues Guidance Regarding Application of PPP to Partnerships and Self-Employed 

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE SBA Issues Guidance Regarding Application of Paycheck Protection Program Rules…

10APR2020

IRS Extends Additional Tax Deadlines

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE IRS Extends Deadlines for IRC § 1031 Exchanges, Qualified Opportunity…

6APR2020

COVID-19 and Tax Planning Strategies to Consider Now

COVID-19 Client alert Never before has a serious health-related event produced such a negative impact on worldwide economies. Both private and publicly held companies have seen huge decreases in value. The silver lining is that these conditions create tax planning…

3APR2020

SBA Loan Guidance

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE U.S. Small Business Administration Releases Guidance on Payment Protection Program…

1APR2020

Clarification Regarding Meaning of Quarantine or Isolation Order

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE BREAKING NEWS: CLARIFICATION REGARDING MEANING OF QUARANTINE OR ISOLATION ORDER…

1APR2020

Guidance for Forgivable Loans

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR FORGIVABLE LOANS On…

31MAR2020

Income Tax Relief Provisions for COVID-19

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. LOUISIANA TAX LAW UPDATE Income…

30MAR2020

CARES Act: Small Business Loans and Tax Relief

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE CARES…

26MAR2020

Small Business Loans

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE U.S….

26MAR2020

People First Initiative

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE IRS…

24MAR2020

LDR Due Date Extensions

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova at jcasanova@bhbmlaw.com and Mike Boyd at mboyd@bhbmlaw.com or call (504) 585-7788. LOUISIANA TAX LAW UPDATE Louisiana…

23MAR2020

CARES Act

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE CARES Act Aims to Provide Payroll…

23MAR2020

Unlimited Tax Deferral for Affected Taxpayers

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE IRS Allows Unlimited Tax Deferral for…

20MAR2020

2020 Tax Day Moved

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE Federal Government Moves Tax Day to…

20MAR2020

Taxpayer Deadlines and Extensions

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE IRS Issues Guidance Regarding Taxpayer Deadlines…

19MAR2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE President Trump Signs Families First Coronavirus…

18MAR2020

Federal Income Tax Payment Deadline to be Extended by 90 Days

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Jack Casanova and Mike Boyd at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE Federal Income Tax Payment Deadline to…

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