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  • Coronavirus Alert

    Gov. Announced Local Economic Aid To Businesses

    March 19, 2020
    Locally, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced three different forms of economic aid that are or will be available to assist employers: $12 million in community development block grant funding. This is money from a program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  $4 million for a bridge loan program. The governor stated these funds will be targeted to mid-sized companies to make payments and provide working capital to help these businesses remain viable.  SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans. The governor has declared a state of emergency for Arkansas small businesses and has sent correspondence to the Small Business Administration (SBA) requesting funds under its Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.
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    IRS Extends Deadline to Pay Taxes

    March 18, 2020
    To combat anticipated financial hardships occurring as a result of COVID 19, the Treasury Department has announced that taxpayers may postpone the payment of up to $1,000,000 in income taxes due for 2019 ($10,000,000 in the case of corporations) until July 15, 2020 without penalties and interest. The $1,000,000 limitation applies regardless of whether the taxpayer is filing an individual or joint return. Income tax returns are NOW DUE JULY 15.*
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    Coronavirus: Impact on Corporate Annual Meetings in Arkansas

    March 18, 2020
    With the coronavirus spreading rapidly and many state and local governments mandating restrictions on large gatherings, corporations are forced to consider the impact on their upcoming annual shareholder meetings. Most companies we work with tend to hold their annual meetings during the months of April or May, meaning that proxy statements and related documentation are either in the drafting stage or have already been mailed out.
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    Businesses Should Plan & Prepare for Coronavirus-Related Legal Issues

    March 13, 2020
    As the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) reverberate through the economy, local companies would be wise to consider, and to prepare for, legal issues important to managing the business fallout from the virus. We touch on a sample of these legal issues below: (1) force majeure provisions, (2) business interruption insurance, and (3) employment law issues.
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  • Kael Bowling Graduates from Leadership Fayetteville

    July 2, 2019
    Attorney Kael K. Bowling is a recent graduate of Leadership Fayetteville, an annual program of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce created to further expand its graduates’ involvement in the community. The program is designed to serve as the beginning of a long-term relationship with various aspects of Fayetteville, allowing class participants to learn about numerous segments of the community during the 10-month program.
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    Chambers USA Releases 2019 Rankings

    May 7, 2019
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that 26 attorneys are recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in eight practice areas in the 2019 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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    The New Year Means It's Time To Update Your Partnership Agreements

    January 3, 2019
    Well, 2019 is finally here, which means the time has come to update your partnership agreements to address the new partnership tax audit rules that were passed as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
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