Recent 2020 Employment & Business Law Developments

January 4, 2021By John Vering and Mark Opara

EMPLOYERS MAY VOLUNTARILY EXTEND FFCRA PAID LEAVE BENEFITS AND RECEIVE A PAYROLL TAX CREDIT THROUGH MARCH 31, 2021As you probably recall, when Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), it provided […]

Tillery, Vering named Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

September 8, 2020Shareholders Chris Tillery and John Vering have been designated as Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. This is a peer nominated honor, whose membership is limited to one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in the United […]

PPP Loan Forgiveness Period Extended

June 5, 2020By John Fuchs, Bailie Schnackenberg, and Char Heins

On Friday, June 5th,
2020 President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of
2020 (the “Act”) into law.

The Act replaces the eight-week forgiveness
period with a twenty-four-week forgiveness period. Borrowers will […]

McClannahan Featured in Ingram’s Magazine

Cindy McClannahan, shareholder and chair of Estate Planning, Business Succession, Probate, and Trust, was quoted in the March Issue of Ingram’s Magazine. The article, “Transitions: Making the Team Work” features the advisers behind the deal of business succession […]

COVID-19: Economic Development Council of Kansas City Now Accepting Loan Applications for KC Small Businesses

May 4, 2020By Curry Sexton

The Economic
Development Council of Kansas City (EDCKC), in partnership with the City of
Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO), recently announced that it is now accepting loan
applications to help ease some of the financial burden imposed upon small
businesses by […]

SB to Host Webinar April 17: Tackling Employment & Stimulus Issues for Business During Pandemic

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/91851566448?pwd=QmZuaFNPL0U3LzQ2T3lybVZwWkxXQT09

Password: 196144

*This webinar will be recorded and made available after the seminar to attendees and others unable to attend live. Please note, new information and guidance is being provided by […]

KC MO Earnings Tax Deadline Extended

March 28, 2020Please see notice from the City of Kansas City, Missouri:

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, is extending the 2019 Earnings Tax filing and payment deadline to July 15, 2020, mirroring the guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service […]

DOL Publishes Model Notice & Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 26, 2020By John Vering & Mark OparaOn March 25, 2020 the U.S. Department of Labor published on its website a Model Poster for covered employers to post, email to their employees or put on an internal or external website […]