Is the COVID-19 Pandemic Affecting Mergers?

Around the world, businesses are emerging from various pauses and lockdowns, some in better shape than others. Many businesses continue to grow and prosper, and many likely are doing so through a merger or acquisition. Others are looking to merge into or be acquired...

MCB Partners with SBIA to Present Webinar on PPP Flexibility Act: How It Alters Loan Forgiveness

On July 1, MCB principals Jude Covas, Matt Dwyer, Phil Busenitz and Cindi Park presented a webinar for clients and SBIA members seeking information about the PPP Flexibility Act and loan forgiveness. The principals gave an overview of the PPP Flexibility Act, which...

A Sales-Tax Primer for Pandemic-Affected Businesses

COVID-19 has triggered many brick-and-motar entities to to either strengthen or create their online presence. This, in turn, has forced them to address sales tax complexities they didn’t have to contend with when all sales were local. Understanding Sale Tax...

Paycheck Protection Program Deadline Extended to August 8

Less than 24 hours after the Paycheck Protection Program expired, the House approved a five-week extension, giving small businesses until August 8 to apply for the loan. The original deadline was June 30. The legislation will now go to President Trump to sign.  ...

Is This the Right Time to Build an E-Commerce Business?

No one knows when the COVID-19 pandemic will end or what its true results will be. What is clear, however, is that the nature of commercial business has changed. According to Amperity’s COVID-19 Retail Monitor, as of March 26, overall retail demand was down 86 percent...
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