$900 Billion Covid-19 Relief Bill: Summary of Key Business Stimulus and Tax Provisions in the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021″


CLE credits earned: 1 General Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

On December 21st Congress passed a $2.3 trillion spending bill. About $900 billion of which is directed to COVID-19 relief. This program will provide an overview of the business-related stimulus provisions and the tax changes effectuated by this legislation.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Second Round of PPP Funding
• Clarification of Tax Treatment of PPP Loan
• Funding for live venues, independent movie theaters, and cultural institutions
Tax Extenders 
Surprise Medical billing
Farm Credit System Institutions
Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)
EIDL Grant Program

Date / Time: December 23, 2020

•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Central
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain
•   10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: December 23, 2020

Jeffrey M. Sklarz, Esq. focuses his practice on representing businesses and individuals with complex financial litigation needs including bankruptcy/bankruptcy litigation, creditor/debtor litigation, tax litigation, pension and employee benefit litigation and commercial litigation. He regularly tries cases and appeals before Connecticut’s state and federal courts. Jeff has particular experience regarding the interplay between and among bankruptcy law, tax law and ERISA.

Jeff regularly serves as counsel to clients experiencing a wide of array of financial challenges.

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I. Second Round of PPP Funding 1:00-1:07
II. Clarification of Tax Treatment of PPP Loans 1:07-1:14
III. Funding for live venues, independent movie theaters, and cultural institutions 1:14-1:22
IV. Tax Extenders 1:22-1:30
V. Surprise Medical billing 1:30-1:37
VI. Farm Credit System Institutions 1:37-1:45
VII. Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) 1:45-1:52
VIII. EIDL Grant Program 1:52-2:00