As the whole world grapples with the personal, professional, and economic fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to help our US expats, tax and small business clients stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 news affecting them each day.
Keep checking back for the top headlines to stay informed.
Here is some of the important news to keep up with today:
April 1 COVID-19 News
The Hill: Trump calls on Congress to restore tax deductions for business meals, entertainment
Politico: Coronavirus hits the economy where it hurts: Consumer confidence
CountingWorks: Commercial Tenants: Dealing With COVID-19 Shutdowns and Your Lease Obligations
Fast Company: What is an ‘essential’ business anyway? A cheat sheet for getting through the COVID-19 pandemic
Politico: States overwhelmed by previously unimaginable layoff numbers
CNN: What will travel look like after coronavirus?
The Hill: Poll – 28 percent of Americans say they’ve already lost wages due to coronavirus
March 31 COVID-19 News
Fast Company: What is ‘force majeure’? The legal term you’ll be hearing a lot during the coronavirus crisis
Bloomberg: Goldman Sachs Sees 34% Plunge in U.S. GDP and 15% Unemployment
Barron’s: What the 1918 Flu Can Teach Us About Avoiding an Economic Meltdown
NBC News: Most cruise lines don’t pay taxes in the U.S. — just one of the reasons they aren’t getting a bailout
Los Angeles Times: Restaurants are pivoting to takeout and delivery. Will it be enough to survive?
Wodify Blog: Coronavirus/COVID-19: Guide for Gym Owners
Touch Bistro: Restaurant Marketing Ideas During Coronavirus
The Hill: Coronavirus poses new threat to mortgage industry
The Daily Beast: Do I Have to Pay My Rent or Mortgage During the Pandemic?
March 30 COVID-19 News
Fast Company: The coronavirus crisis is hitting childcare workers especially hard
CNBC: A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms to stay idle and countries hoard supplies
Forbes: Malls Survived The Retail Apocalypse, But Coronavirus Threatens To Be Their Armageddon
Bloomberg Businessweek: Boutique Fitness Studios Reduce to a Staff of One to Save Their Business
March 29 COVID-19 News
The Wall Street Journal: White House Extends Social-Distancing Guidelines Until End of April
Forbes: Beware Of Stimulus Check Scams And Related Hoaxes
The Hill: Trump floats restoring full corporate tax deduction for meals as coronavirus derails restaurants
Politico: Cannabis finds its moment amid coronavirus outbreak
Forbes: Zero Contact Everything: Coronavirus Causes The Rapid Rise Of ‘No Touch’ Retail
March 28 COVID-19 News
The New York Times: David Chang isn’t sure the restaurant industry will survive Covid-19
Forbes: IRS Continues To Limit Operations Due To Coronavirus Crisis, But Will Still Issue Tax Refunds
CNBC: New Yorkers have until July 15 to file state tax returns, Cuomo confirms
Fox Business: Coronavirus stimulus checks: Should you wait to file your 2019 tax returns?
Forbes: How To Maximize Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check
March 27 COVID-19 News
The Hill: House passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, with Trump to sign quickly
The Wall Street Journal: How the Coronavirus Paid Leave Rules Apply to You
Politico: House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package — but not without last-minute drama
The Wall Street Journal: Construction Companies Lobby to Keep Working as Coronavirus Spreads
Fast Company: An official World Health Organization COVID-19 app is coming soon
March 26 COVID-19 News
Forbes: What To Do About Your Student Loans During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis
The Wall Street Journal: Small Businesses in Limbo as They Await Coronavirus Assistance for Them
Politico: More questions and answers about the coronavirus checks
Fast Company: Applying for a small business disaster loan? What to know about the COVID-19 stimulus package
Forbes: When You File Your 2019 Tax Return Will Impact Your Stimulus Payment
Tax Foundation: Tracking State Legislative Responses to COVID-19
Forbes: How Will The Coronavirus Bill’s Individual Tax Payments Work?
March 25 COVID-19 News
The Hill: White House, Senate reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus package
Politico: Here’s what’s in the $2 trillion stimulus package — and what’s next
Fast Company: Coronavirus stimulus checks: What we know so far
The Hill: New York Governor Cuomo: ‘Numbers don’t work’ in ‘terrible’ Senate stimulus package
Fast Company: What to do if you’re laid off during COVID-19: Start with these unemployment resources