Coronavirus – Help and Support

Date Updated: 1.22.2021

With the landscape of the COVID-19 evolving at lightning speed, Shepherd wants you to know we are committed to helping you protect what matters most. We understand the questions you may have and want to be sure you have the most up-to-date resources to protect you and your most valuable assets.



Indiana Tax Reporting of PPP Funds and Expenses
California Assembly Bill 685 and Other New COVID-19 Requirements
Payment Protections Program (PPP) Opens January 19
Coronavirus in the Workplace
How Coronavirus Could Impact Your Business
New COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Mid-year Election Change Rules
IRS Provides More Options for Unused Funds in Health FSAs and DCAPs
PPP Guidance for Employees Refusing to Return to Work
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting – Plus Information by Type of Operation
Return to Work Plans Following COVID-19
EEOC Updates Employer Guidance on Coronavirus and the ADA
Life Insurance: New York Governor Executive Order 
COVID-19 Relief Extends Certain Employee Benefit Plan Deadlines
Property & Casualty: New York Governor Executive Order and DFS Emergency Regulation
Senate Passes the CARES Act 96-0
Health Insurance: New York Governor Executive Order and DFS Emergency Regulation
Reopening a Business After the Coronavirus Shutdown
Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available for Small Business Owners
Model Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Notice
IRS FAQs: FFCRA Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses

Relief Bill

Employee Retention Tax Credits for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus
Federal Reserve Unveils “Main Street” Loans for Midsized Businesses
Updating Anti-Harrassment Policy For Remote Workplaces
OSHA Guidance on COVID-19
How COVID-19 Effects Employee Benefit Plans

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