Trump’s executive orders: Payroll tax deferral. Rose Law Group attorney Dan Gauthier outlines what this “payroll tax holiday” could mean for employers.

By Daniel Gauthier | Rose Law Group Reporter Over the weekend President Trump signed four executive orders providing COVID-19 related relief to Americans. The President’s actions come as Congress continues to negotiate – and fails to agree on – the next round of COVID-19 stimulus funding. Contained in one of the executive orders is a payroll tax deferral for certain American workers …

Potential stimulus bill could allow companies in bankruptcy to pursue PPP loans… says Rose Law Group attorney Dan Gauthier

By Andi Medici | Washington Business Journal Small businesses that have filed for bankruptcy, or nearing that step, might get their own shot at a Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program loan under a stimulus provision being debated in Congress. The proposal, filed as part of broader stimulus measures last week by Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, …

Here’s what small business owners want from the next GOP Covid-19 bill; RLG attorney Dan Gauthier comments

Darla Mercado | CNBC Details of  Senate Republicans’ version of a coronavirus aid bill are starting to emerge. Accountants question whether it will provide enough relief to small businesses. GOP lawmakers expect to release their aid bill next week. The proposal is expected to call for another round of stimulus checks and an extension of the enhanced federal unemployment payments – …

How will Subchapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code impact landlords? RLG attorney Dan Gauthier provides insight

By John Egan | National Real Estate Investor Recent revisions to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code might open the door to headaches and heartaches for landlords that rent to small businesses. In August 2019, Congress created what’s known as Subchapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code. Subchapter 5 is designed to streamline the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process for small businesses and slash their …

How COVID is impacting tenant interest in Phoenix apartments; RLG attorney Dan Gauthier comments

By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Tenant traffic at metro Phoenix apartments has steadily improved since the beginning of April, according to a new report from Radix, a Scottsdale-based data research firm that tracks apartment activity nationwide. Research conducted through July 1 shows a narrowing gap in potential tenant visits to apartments compared with traffic during the same time …

The 1031 exchange deadline extension: Breathing room or double-edged sword? RLG attorney Dan Gauthier comments

By David Wieland | Forbes In the pre-coronavirus world, April 15 was an important date, representing the deadline for U.S. residents and citizens to file federal income taxes. However, in the current environment, that drop-dead deadline has been pushed to July 15, 2020. The upcoming mid-July deadline is also important for those making use of section 1031 of the U.S. …

The Rose Report: Police powers and free speech [PODCAST]

On this episode, hosts Wafa Shahid, Dan Gauthier and Olen Lenets interview Rose Law Group partner Logan Elia about police powers and free speech in the aftermath of the events following George Floyd’s tragic death. This episode is split into two parts given the importance and gravity of the topic. The first part covers police powers and the second part covers free speech. Elia provides thoughtful analysis on various …

Beyond PPP: Federal loans, tax credits for contractors; RLG attorney Dan Gauthier speaks to the ‘additional flexibility’

By Kim Slowey | ConstructionDive As construction projects around the country begin to reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns, contractors are returning to work. Whether because of reduced customer demand or government mandate, many have endured months of inactivity and the lack of revenue to go along with it. A popular source of financial relief for the construction industry has been Paycheck …

New IRS guidance provides additional relief and flexibility to Opportunity Zone investors, by RLG attorney Dan Gauthier and law clerk Peter Furlow

     Print       Email   By Rose Law Group Attorney Dan Gauthier and Rose Law Group Law Clerk Peter Furlow The opportunity zone program was enacted by Congress as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017. It was designed to incentivize investment and drive economic growth in qualifying distressed communities. Congress encouraged investors by offering substantial tax benefits, such as deferral and stepped-up …