Dental Services to Resume in Iowa on May 8th

By: Amy Howells | 05.07.2020

  On May 6th, Governor Reynolds issued a new proclamation allowing Iowa dentists to resume providing services as of 5:00 a.m. on May 8th, if Read…

Iowa Tax Update for COVID-19

By: Maggie Simonson | 05.07.2020

  Filing and Tax Payment Extensions to July 31, 2020 and Possibly January 31, 2021 The Iowa Department of Revenue has extended the tax return Read…

PPP Update: How much of your loan will be forgiven, and when you need to start paying off the 1% interest, 2-year loan.

By: Colin Hendricks | 05.07.2020

  It’s been a few weeks since the Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”) was passed into law and businesses have been approved (and hopefully have received) Read…

Training During Downtime – Ways to Connect, Engage, and Develop Your Workforce

By: Ann Holden Kendell | 05.06.2020

  With decreased business, employers have some supervisors and employees with extra time. This would be an excellent time to catch supervisors and employees up Read…

DSM Small Business Recovery Grant Application Opens, Accepted through May 20

By: Tess Pocock | 05.06.2020

  In an effort to assist businesses facing hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater Des Moines Partnership announced grant awards for businesses with physical Read…

Business Considerations for Those Impacted by COVID-19

By: William Brown | 05.05.2020

  While businesses have patiently awaited the lifting of closure orders associated with the pandemic, the uncertainty of business recovery looms as state and local Read…

COVID-19 As We Enter May: What Should Employers Be Thinking About?

By: Megan Erickson Moritz | 05.04.2020

  While legal considerations will vary by business priorities, practicalities, and industry, we have seen several recurring topics on employers’ minds as we begin a Read…

E-Verify COVID-19 Accommodation: New Temporary Rule for I-9 Compliance

By: Elizabeth Coonan | 05.02.2020

  On May 1, 2020, the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that expiring list B documents used for the purpose of validating an Read…

PPP Portal Opens to Small Lenders Only for 8 Hours

By: Tess Pocock | 04.29.2020

  On Wednesday, April 29, the U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (“SBA”) announced that for eight hours, big banks will be prevented from accessing Read…

HHS Begins Distribution of Second Round of CARES Act Funding for Health Care Providers

By: Adam Freed | 04.27.2020

  The United States Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") has begun distributing an additional $20 billion of funding for health care providers appropriated Read…

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