Tag: COVID-19

IRS: Payment Deadline Extended to July 15

Mar 19, 2020
Here's the latest information we have from the IRS, but more clarification with regard to the extended payment deadline is expected over the next couple days. We will continue to monitor this issue and…

Impending Property Tax Issues for Vermont

Apr 23, 2020
Posted by WCAX, 4/21/2020, By Calvin Cutler - Vt. towns, state brace for collapse in property taxes BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) While Vermont finances were strong back in the beginning of March, COVID-19 and…

Governor Scott Expected to Relax Some Rules But Extend Stay at Home Order

May 06, 2020
by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine - Governor Phil Scott said on Monday that he will announce this week that some social aspects of his "Stay Home" order will be relaxed. The scientific data…

Scam COVID-19 Contact Tracing Calls

Sep 01, 2020
Scam COVID-19 Contact Tracing calls

Webinar: Long Term Care Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Feb 25, 2021
Webinar: Long Term Care Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Two-Year Tax Deduction on Dining Expenses Benefits Restaurants and Businesses

Mar 30, 2021
Congress recently passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which includes making business meals, to include alcoholic beverages, fully tax deductible. Employers are now able to deduct 100% of their business meal expenses that are incurred in 2021 and 2022.

Downtown Rutland Businesses Begin to Emerge from Pandemic

Jun 03, 2021
In downtown Rutland, which has long been working to fill a number of vacant storefronts, six businesses closed during Covid-19. Some closed because of the financial constraints that came with the time, and others were already on their way out, local business leaders say. However, those leaders are also feeling optimistic: Nine businesses have opened in downtown Rutland, or relocated there, since the pandemic began, and no businesses have closed so far in 2021.

State and Federal Grants for Businesses and Individuals

Jun 29, 2021
The Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) is a great source for information about state and federal COVID-19 recovery grants.

Additional Businesses Can Now Apply to Economic Recovery Bridge Program

Jul 09, 2021
The second-tier priority group for the Economic Recovery Bridge Program is now able to apply. The first tier was intended for businesses that had not previously received state or federal recovery funds. Now applications are being accepted from businesses and non-profits who have received prior state and federal funds but can still demonstrate a net tax loss in 2020 due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Business Coaching Available for Farm, Food & Forest Sector Businesses

Jul 22, 2021
The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board is expanding services to help working land businesses navigate urgent needs related to COVID-19. Funding for this program is coming from the State of Vermont, allocated by the Vermont Legislature.