Telework Burnout and Zoom Fatigue: Much More Complicated Than They Appear

Have you or your employees been experiencing work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue these past many months? Do you encounter this burnout regardless of the supposed benefit of working remotely and utilizing videoconferences for meetings? It's unfortunate that the huge bulk of efforts to address WFH burnout is focused on attempting to treat the symptoms without attending to the root causes, which originate [...]

By |2021-04-26T13:41:04+00:00April 26th, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

ABA’s Martini Calls for Transparency, Clarity around PPP

American Bankers Association VP Dan Martini today participated in an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants webinar on Thursday with thousands of CPAs interested in the Paycheck Protection Program on the line. Among other things, Martini discussed the latest round of PPP funding and a letter that ABA sent to the Small Business Administration on Monday flagging [...]

By |2021-02-01T16:13:37+00:00February 1st, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

PPP application forms released

The US Small Business Administration and Treasury released borrower loan application forms Friday night for the rebooted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which will launch Monday, initially for select lenders and borrowers before a broader opening takes place a few days later The forms are Form 2483 – Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form and Form 2483-SD – PPP Second Draw [...]

By |2021-01-11T17:14:26+00:00January 11th, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

Pandemic teleworking causes state tax withholding issues

A half-century ago, tax withholding was one of the simpler issues for taxpayers and practitioners. A more mobile society makes state tax withholding more complicated today given the ease of conducting cross-jurisdictional business and the increase in teleworking or remote work arrangements. Meanwhile, the web of inconsistent state and local income tax and withholding rules [...]

By |2020-07-27T17:46:26+00:00July 27th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

COVID-19: How to reopen and keep employees safe

Pausing business operations may have stretched companies in 2020, but reopening is proving challenging in its own right. Public health leaders, governments, and businesses are considering phased reopening as their countries pass peaks of COVID-19’s initial wave, but 44% of businesses polled in a Gartner survey were unsure how a return to work will play [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:16:58+00:00June 8th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

PPP forgiveness guidance issued as Congress mulls changes

Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) guidance Friday night that provided some clarity on several loan forgiveness questions but didn’t address the two parts of PPP that arguably have generated the most concerns among the millions of small businesses and other entities that have received funding. Two [...]

By |2020-05-26T14:43:29+00:00May 26th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

How will your company recover after COVID-19?

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic came so quickly and hit so hard that companies worldwide are trying to stabilise their business to the point where they can recover. When Deloitte surveyed CEOs, senior managers, and HR leaders in China, which was affected by the coronavirus first, 66% said they were unable to serve [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:10:08+00:00May 18th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

The Reopening Challenge: 5 Tips for Getting Back to Business Business as usual may look very different after the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what you need to do before reopening.

Companies that are preparing to reopen in the coming weeks still need to be in "survival mode" if they want to outlast the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. That's according to Marilyn Landis, CEO of Basic Business Concepts, which provides CFO services to small companies. Landis spoke at the National Small Business Town Hall, a live webinar hosted by Inc. and the [...]

By |2020-04-20T13:14:56+00:00April 20th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

Under stress at work? Just remember: Don’t believe what you think.

Here’s how you can take control of your brain’s knee-jerk reactions to distressing situations, says psychology researcher Lisa Penney. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Question: When you’re under [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:34:16+00:00February 17th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments
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