New Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

On August 8, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum allowing for the deferral of federal payroll taxes for the period of September 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. The memorandum directed the Secretary of the Treasury to use his authority to defer certain payroll tax obligations for American workers in most need during this global-wide pandemic. […]

New CDC Guidance Shortens Suggested Self-Isolation Time

On July 20, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance on how long individuals that test positive for COVID-19 should self-isolate at home. Recent studies show that individuals with mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19 are no longer infectious 10 days after symptoms begin. The CDC’s updated guidance recommends: (1) […]

Executive Order No. 147

On June 24, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 147, which extends North Carolina’s Safer At Home Phase 2 (Executive Order No. 141) and requires people to wear face coverings while out in public. This Executive Order is effective June 26, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. through July 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Face […]