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Paycheck Protection Program Enforcement Guidance

By John Fuchs, Bailie Schnackenberg, & Char Heins

May 13, 2020

In light of the
impending safe harbor deadline to return funds received from the Paycheck
Protection Program (“PPP”), the Treasury Department released additional
guidance today to assist businesses in evaluating whether to take advantage […]

COVID-19: Eastern Jackson County Announces Phase 1 of Recovery Plan

May 9, 2020By Curry Sexton

Jackson County, Missouri released guidelines for the first phase of its four-phase economy recovery plan (the “Plan”) on Wednesday. Phase one is set to begin on Monday, May 11, simultaneous with the launch of similar plans […]

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 […]

IRS Won’t Allow Tax Deduction for Expenses Paid With Forgiven PPP Loan Funds

May 4, 2020

By Heath Hoobing & John Fuchs

On May 1, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service announced that business
expenses paid with a forgiven federal Small Business Act (SBA) loan are not
deductible.  As we reported in a previous
post, the federal CARES Act […]

COVID-19: Mayor Quinton Lucas Announces Kansas City, Missouri Phased Reopening Plan, 10/10/10 Rule

By Curry SextonApril 30, 2020

Mayor Quinton Lucas announced a plan Wednesday for a phased reopening
of Kansas City businesses and institutions that have been closed down during
the COVID-19 pandemic and related emergency order. Under the plan, a new
emergency order (the “Order”) […]

NCAA Takes Step Toward Allowing Student-Athletes to Earn Compensation Through Endorsements and Promotions

April 30, 2020By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

The NCAA Board of Governors announced Wednesday that it supports rule changes that would enable student-athletes to receive compensation for third-party endorsements, social media influencing, personal appearances, and other promotions that are both […]

Penalties for Paycheck Protection Program Related Fraud

By: John Fuchs, Bailie Schnackenberg, and Char Heins

April 29, 2020

Recent publicity regarding large business entities obtaining millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans has resulted in additional guidance from the Department of Treasury and the Small Business Administration […]

Additional Healthcare Provider Payments under the CARES Act

April 28, 2020

By Mark Opara and Emily Crane

March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus
Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law, allocating $100
billion in funding for eligible healthcare providers. Of this $100 billion, now
known as the CARES […]