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CTR Payroll Services will continue to monitor all of the latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please feel free to watch, read, or download any of our existing resources or contact us to request additional information. We have also launched our COVID-19 Re-Opening Store which has all of the tools to keep your business COVID-19 compliant.
We will update these resources as new information becomes available. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back frequently.
This information on this site is for educational and informational purposes. CTR Payroll Services hope these resources prove helpful as we all navigate the unprecedented time, but please note any information on this page should not be construed as legal advice. Please consult your legal counsel for any type of legal advice. Thank you!
Updated: 4/29/2021 5:22 PM
Treasury Department & Small Business Administration Updates
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form Click Here
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form Instructions Click Here
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Form EZ Click Here
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Form EZ Instructions Click Here
- Paycheck Protection Program Overview Read More »
- Paycheck Protection Program FAQs Read More »
IRS and Department of Labor Resources for COVID-19
- IRS FAQs on Tax Credits for FFCRA Paid Leave. Read More »
- IRS FAQs for COVID -19 Employee Retention Tax Credit Read More »
- DOL Fact Sheet for Employees Read More »
- DOL Fact Sheet for Employers Read More »
- DOL Questions and Answers for COVID-19 Emergency Paid Leave and Extended FMLA Leave Read More »
Submit COVID-19 Questions
We know during this time, you may have some questions. Please do not hesitate to submit any that you may have!
COVID-19 HR SUPPORT RESOURCES
We understand that many payroll and HR administrators are being asked to interpret newly acted legislation and make crucial compliance decisions within a matter of days. To assist our customers, CTR is offering our HR Support Center to our customers free of charge.
This resource center offers legislative updates, sample forms, and additional guidance to assist you through this trying time. Use the links below to Access our HR Resource Center or to receive your free login!
Past CTR Webinars Regarding COVID-19
ARPA Cobra WebinarDownload PDF!
Consolidated Appropriations Act, Part II WebinarDownload PDF!
Consolidated Appropriations Act WebinarDownload PDF!
COVID-19 Legislative Wrap-UpDownload PDF!
PPP Loan Forgiveness Report & Completing Your Application 9/10/2020More Webinars
Your Most Pressing HR Questions Answered, Round III 8/28/2020More Webinars
Legislative Update: What We Know Now 8/19/2020More Webinars
Risk & Litigation in a COVID-19 Work Environment 7/30/2020More Webinars
Maintaining Employee Engagement During COVID-19 & Beyond 7/21/2020More Webinars
Updated CTR CARES PPP Loan Forgiveness ReportDOWNLOAD PDF
PPP Forgiveness Update 6/23/2020DOWNLOAD PDF
Understanding the New PPP Loan Forgiveness ApplicationDOWNLOAD PDF
isolved Did You Know Series: Reporting, Special COVID-19 EditionDOWNLOAD PDF
COVID-19 Legislative Update & Town HallDOWNLOAD PDF
Streamline Your Business Opening: Returning to Work WebinarDOWNLOAD PDF
COVID-19 Industry Spotlight: Non-ProfitMore Webinars
COVID-19 Industry Spotlight: HealthcareMore Webinars
isolved 6.6 Release & COVID-19 UpdatesDownload PDF
Paycheck Protection Program Loan ForgivenessDownload PDF
COVID-19 Industry Spotlight: Food & BeverageMore Webinars
Managing Employees through a PandemicDownload PDF
CARES Act Tax Credit Playbook and How-To’sDownload PDF
HR Management in isolved: COVID-19 EditionDownload PDF
Tracking FFCRA Leave within isolved Part IIDownload PDF
COVID-19: COBRA, ACA, and Benefits Q&ADownload PDF
COVID-19: Your HR Questions AnsweredDownload PDF
CARES Act Overview: Hear From the ExpertsDownload PDF
FFCRA Requirements Compliance w/ isolvedDownload PDF
How to Communicate Paid Sick Leave/FMLA RequirementsDownload PDF
COVID-19: How Your Business Needs to AdaptDownload PDF
Sample Letters, Forms & Policies
Below are a list of various document templates to help you communicate any pertinent information to your employees:
- Employers Guide to WARN
- Notice of Furlough (COVID-19)
- Notice of Layoff
- Notice of Temporary Layoff
- Essential Business Letter for Employees
- Work from Home Agreement
- Acknowledgement of Receipt of Company Property & Financial Obligation Form
- Notice of Reduced Earnings
- Sample Work from Home Policy
- FFCRA – FMLA Child Leave
- FFCRA – Emergency Sick Leave
HR & Compliance for COVID-19
Business & Operations
Western Pennsylvania Health Insurance Updates & FAQs
Click on link to download PDFs
Global and National COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Updates for Pennsylvania and Ohio
COVID-19 Resources for Employees
CTR Blog Articles, Downloads, and Other Resources
SBA Provides Rules for Second Draw PPP Loans
Wednesday night, SBA & Treasury released new guidelines for PPP Loans. The guidance is in two interim final rules. The first is the Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program … Continued
New COVID Relief Bill
A new $900 billion coronavirus relief bill has become law and answers the question of whether federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave (EFMLA) will … Continued
FFCRA Leave Extended
On Monday, December 21st, the Senate and House of Representatives passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the second COVID-19 relief bill since the CARES Act in March. Full text of … Continued
Pittsburgh Enacts COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
On December 9th Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signed a Temporary COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. This gives certain workers in the city an additional 80 hours of paid sick time … Continued
Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans up to $50K
This month The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action … Continued
The SBA issues FAQs Regarding Loan Forgiveness
On Tuesday the Small Business Administration released a sheet of FAQs regarding PPP Loan Forgiveness. The FAQs are very detailed and provide much needed clarification on a host of topics … Continued
Senate Releases COVID-19 Relief Proposal
As always, we’re keeping you abreast of the all the updates coming out of Washington regarding COVID-19 relief and PPP. After much anticipation, the Senate has released its latest effort … Continued
SBA and Department of Treasury Release New Loan Forgiveness Applications
The PPP Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law by President Trump on January 5, 2020. Today the SBA and Department of Treasury have announced the publication of their 19th Interim … Continued
IRS Clarification Regarding Deferral of Employment Tax Deposits
Under the Cares Act, Employers are provided the ability to defer the deposit and payment of the employer’s share of social security tax payments that were otherwise required to be made from March 27, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Fifty percent of the taxes are due by December 31, 2021 and the remaining fifty percent are due by December 31, 2022.
What to Do if an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
Whether you’re operating an essential business where employees are still showing up for work or managing a remote staff, the fact is there a very real possibility that an employee tests positive for COVID-19. In either case, it is important that your organization react quickly, appropriately, and always remain in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
CARES Act Overview
This download provides an overview of the recently passed CARES Act including the Paycheck Protection Loan Program and other key considerations.
COVID-19—Our Clients’ Most Pressing Legal Questions Answered
Valerie Faeth from Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C. joins CTR to answer some of our client’s frequently asked questions concerning COVID-19, businesses, and the law.
Using isolved to Comply with the New FFCRA Requirements
Recap of Paid Sick Leave Act and FMLA Expansion. Explaining the new earning codes and how to enter them in isolved.
PLEASE NOTE: The effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020.
Using Employee Messages & Mass E-Mail Utility to Communicate Paid Sick Leave/FMLA Requirements
Recap of H.R. 6201 with a deep dive into the Paid Sick Leave Act and FMLA Expansion.
PLEASE NOTE: On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that the effective date of the leaves available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be April 1, 2020, not April 2 as previously announced.
COVID-19 and Your Business Webinar Presentation
We are here to help you navigate this unprecedented time by providing an overview of information and resources regarding the impact of COVID-19 in your workplace.
Best Practices Guidelines: Reduction in Hours COBRA Qualifying Event
The following steps are the Best Practice for ensuring that the Qualifying Event data are transmitted to the Infinisource COBRA Event System.
SBA Guidance on Paycheck Protection Program
Guidance on the PPP including Program Loan Calculation and the Application Process
CARES Act Key Provisions for Business
On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which includes many key provisions to assist small and mid-sized businesses. Here are some of the key provisions that may have an immediate impact on your business.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans
Under provisions of the CARES Act, $350 billion have been allocated to help small businesses keep workers employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This checklist breaks down eligibility, what lenders are looking for, explain how much can be borrowed, and more.
FFCRA Employee Rights Poster
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.