Month: September 2020

Client Alert: Step II of Phase III Reopening Plan Announced

On September 29, 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that effective Monday, October 5th, lower risk communities* will be permitted to move into Step II of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan with the following restrictions:     Indoor performance venues will be permitted to open with 50% capacity with a maximum of 250 people….

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Client Alert: State Tax Deferral for Massachusetts Retail & Hospitality Industries

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On September 15, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced an extension of state tax deferral measures aimed at easing COVID-19 related financial burdens for the retail and hospitality sectors.   The tax deferral extension will include the following measures:   Extended Time Period for Deferral. Sales tax, meals tax, and room occupancy taxes will be…

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Christopher J. Lhulier Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Banking, Finance & Lending and Bankruptcy, Workout & Insolvency Groups

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner is pleased to announce that Christopher J. Lhulier has joined the firm as an associate in our Banking, Finance & Lending and Bankruptcy, Workout & Insolvency Groups. He will focus his practice in the areas of debt finance, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate matters. Chris’s practice will focus on advising borrowers and lenders in all…

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POSTED IN: Banking, Finance & Lending, Bankruptcy, Workout & Insolvency, News