COVID-19

Expanded Deductions for Charitable Giving Due to CARES Act

In response to COVID-19, and in an effort to encourage more charitable giving in 2020, the recently enacted government stimulus bill (the “CARES Act”) provides some additional tax relief for donors. Hopefully, this makes it easier to give and save at the same time. $300 Above-the-line Charitable Deduction for Those Who Take a Standard Deduction […]

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Seniors face a double threat with COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may pose a double whammy for seniors. The elderly are considered the most vulnerable population for medical complications associated with the virus. They’re also prime targets for COVID-19 scams. If you’re a senior — or have elderly relatives and friends — read and share the following information. Everyone a potential victim […]

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Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation votes to remit funds back to employers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors approved a request from Gov. Mike DeWine to distribute $1.6 billion to state businesses in response to economic disruption from the COVID-19 outbreak. The BWC board held a virtual emergency session, Friday, April 10, and voted to permit the remittal of dividends equal to nearly […]

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CMS Releases First Payments From CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

CMS Releases First Payments From CARES Act Provider Relief Fund The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first $30 billion of the $100 billion Provider Relief Fund created by the CARES Act. The funding was included in the Act to support healthcare-related expenses or lost revenue because of COVID-19. All Medicare fee-for-service […]

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