(866) 303-9595 | (845) 764-9656
Schedule Consultation
 Facebooktwitterlinkedinyoutube    
Open/Close Menu World Class Attorneys, Hudson Valley Roots

  NEW LAW PROTECTION FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES IN PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES In recognition of the essential role of public employees during this pandemic, New York State has adopted new legislation requiring public employers to plan for similar emergencies in the future. The New York State Labor Law has been amended by adding a new section (27-c)…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Update: On August 21, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Manhattan and covering federal courts in New York, Connecticut and Vermont, granted a stay of the preliminary injunction discussed below, upon a motion filed on behalf of the State. This stay effectively lifts the preliminary injunction which itself lifted the 50-person limit for…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

The New State  Senate is considering new consumer protection  legislation. The legislation amends the General Business Law by adding a new article 29-BB entitled  “Prohibited Service Offer Practices”. This proposal addresses an age-old problem whereby consumers struggle with misleading offers of automatic renewals of merchandise and services. In a typical scenario, consumers believe they made…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

There are many factors to contemplate when considering a divorce. Our divorce tips will help you be aware of the impact a divorce will have on you, your children, finances, taxes, insurance and property. Here are some key factors to consider before filing for divorce: Divorce Tips, No. 1: Consider your Options There are many ways to approach…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

FIREWORKS IN 2020! UPDATE: Do not bring in fireworks from Pennsylvania! Late on Monday, June 29, 2020 Governor Cuomo announced that he was “directing the New York State Police to establish a temporary Fireworks Enforcement Detail to stop illegal fireworks being brought to New York from Pennsylvania. This is in response to a spike of…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

GAY RIGHTS ARE CIVIL RIGHTS (NY Times editorial headline 6/16/2020) On Monday, June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision which extended workplace protections to millions of people across the United States. Justice Gorsuch, writing for a 6-3 majority, ruled that federal law prevents employers from firing workers for being lesbian, gay,…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

ORANGE COUNTY FUNDING CORPORATION LAUNCHES SMALL BUSINESS RESILIENCY LOAN The Orange County Funding Corporation, an entity affiliated with the Orange County Industrial Development Agency, has launched the Small Business Resiliency Loan program aimed at assisting small businesses located in Orange County, New York. Further information can be found here. A fund of $500,000 has been…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

SBA ISSUES PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM GUIDANCE FOR THE SELF EMPLOYED The Small Business Administration issued long-awaited guidance on April 14, 2020, as to how people with self-employment income can apply for benefits under the Paycheck Protection Program. This applies to sole proprietors and independent contractors who report their income on Schedule C of IRS Form…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM UPDATES Sole Proprietors and Independent Contractors   The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the primary relief program for small businesses under the CARES Act, becomes available to sole proprietors and independent contractors on Friday, April 10. SBA lenders are supposed to begin accepting applications on that day. Until now, those lenders were only…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

TAPPING INTO YOUR 401(k) DURING COVID-19 The coronavirus pandemic has reduced income to millions of Americans. As part of the CARES Act, Congress enacted special rules pertaining to early withdrawals and loans from tax-favored savings vehicles like 401(k) and IRA accounts. Withdrawals Previously, an early withdrawal from a 401(k) or IRA was subject to a…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail
Page 1 of 111 2 3 11
Pay your Invoice Credit Cards   

©2018 Jacobowitz and Gubits. All rights reserved.

Jacobowitz and Gubits Counselors at Law