Covid-19 Resources

We’re happy to announce that our office is now open, starting June 1, for in-person client meetings! We will continue to follow CDC guidelines to reduce the risk of infection and will therefore only be meeting with clients and vendors who have been fully vaccinated and have passed the 14-day waiting period.

Whether working remotely or safely from the office, our team is equipped with state-of-the art technology to ensure your success and protect your data. For your convenience, we continue to offer support through phone and video calls, so don’t hesitate to reach out.

Hear from our Partners about how CJBS is keeping you, your team and your valuable personal data safe during Covid-19.

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News & Updates

Stay current on the latest Covid-19 developments and find out what it means for you and your business.

Funding For America’s Restaurants Now Open!
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Funding For America’s Restaurants Now Open!
As things slowly get back to normal in the wake of the pandemic, many of us are looking forward to getting back to our favorite restaurants. After a year of unprecedented economic hardship, the government is offering funding through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to help ensure restaurant doors remain open.
Brighter News For Spring
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Brighter News For Spring
Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer, and more of us are getting vaccinated against Covid-19, so there’s plenty to be grateful for. There is good news on the tax front as well to help the economy recover from the pandemic.
Tax season deadline extended. What you need to know.
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Tax season deadline extended. What you need to know.
The IRS and our home state of Illinois have announced postponing the deadline for all individual tax returns from April 15 to May 17 this year in realizing the hardship that many taxpayers are still experiencing as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
News Flash: American Rescue Plan Act Signed Into Law
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News Flash: American Rescue Plan Act Signed Into Law
The President yesterday signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law, so the much anticipated $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 stimulus package is official.
More news, and clarity, on PPP2
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More news, and clarity, on PPP2
A lot has happened since our last PPP update on January 12. While the President has already raised the prospect of a new stimulus package, as expected, there is continuity on existing programs, so the details included in our last update are still valid.
A Holiday Breakthrough for PPP
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A Holiday Breakthrough for PPP
Just in time for the holiday season, there is welcoming news with Congress passing a $900 Billion Covid-19 Relief Bill. This new legislation expands the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include a new round of forgivable loans for small businesses.
News Flash From CJBS! A Surge In Unemployment Insurance Fraud Claims.
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News Flash From CJBS! A Surge In Unemployment Insurance Fraud Claims.
Since the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program (PUA) launched in May of 2020, Unemployment Insurance Fraud (UIF) claims have been on the rise. Have you received a letter from unemployment confirming you have been approved for benefits without ever filing a claim?
Great News! A Simplified Forgiveness Process For PPP Loans Of $50,000 Or Less
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Great News! A Simplified Forgiveness Process For PPP Loans Of $50,000 Or Less
On October 8, 2020, the Treasury and the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced a streamlined process for all loans under $50,000, and published a simplified application form.
What You Need to Know About Unemployment
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What You Need to Know About Unemployment
Information for Our Unemployed Clients and Employers The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders have led to the highest unemployment rate in the US since the Great Depression. Since March, millions of Americans whose careers have been disrupted by the pandemic have been newly claiming unemployment benefits. Additionally, the CARES Act directed states to extend
Important Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program
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Important Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program
On Friday June 5th, 2020, the Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law, which attempts to address certain concerns from the original Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
PPP Explained: How to Meet Your Payroll Costs During Lockdown
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PPP Explained: How to Meet Your Payroll Costs During Lockdown
In recent weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the need to protect “essential businesses” as they are defined by the federal government. At CJBS, all of our clients are essential businesses, because every business is essential to the employees who depend on it to meet their basic needs.
Economic Impact Payments
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Economic Impact Payments
The Treasury Department and IRS have announced that distribution of economic impact payments, made as part of the CARES Act, will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.
CJBS CARES Act Summary
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CJBS CARES Act Summary
The passing of the CARES Act on Friday provides relief to small businesses through programs administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and other important provisions for relief to individual taxpayers.
Share Safe Utilization
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Share Safe Utilization
As we continue to monitor and adjust to developments related to the Coronavirus pandemic, the environment has proven our technology investment in recent years is paying dividends. In that we are unable to currently meet with you personally, we can utilize technology to help us all get through this together.

Have a question related to Covid-19? Contact us to discuss your specific needs.