Corona Solutions

Wondering how to make lemonade from the COVID-19 lemon? Check here for ideas.

How to safely navigate America’s re-opening
A State-by-State guide
Sector-by-Sector guides

Pro Bono Help for Companies

If you are a business that could use help building strategies, applying for loans/relief programs, or anything else to keep your company afloat during this market disruption, a group of financial executives and advisors are offering to provide Pro Bono business advisory and support services. Read the message here.

Loans/Grants

COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN APPLICATION

SBA COVID-19 resource page

Also check with:

  • Your state’s SBA
  • Your local Chamber of Commerce and other business organizations
  • Your vendors and customers

Jobs

Job boards, such as ours and Indeed

Recruiters – we have a small list on our website

Lew’s List – focuses on finance (including tax) positions

Your state’s Departments of Labor and Employment

Transition and bridge programs, such as Executives in Transition

Tax

IRS COVID-19 page

Follow Tony Nitti in Forbes for easily digestible tax analysis

Management

Armanino’s COVID-19 Resource Center

COCPA

Deloitte’s COVID-19 topics

EY’s COVID-19 resources

KPMG Insights

Personal financial hub by The New York Times

PwC’s COVID-19 Library

SquarMilner COVID-19 Insights

Webinars

Free Online CPE seriesBusiness Health During a Pandemic
Trying to figure out how to keep your business afloat – or even prosper – during a pandemic? During this complimentary webinar series, we’ll be talking with experts about the importance of marketing – from an individual to organizational level – at this time and how to create the greatest impact with limited time and money. Friday, May 29, 10-11 am MDT.

Business Health During a PandemicPart 9

The CFO Masterclass Keynote Series
Up to 9.0 CPE credit hours
Five Fridays from May 22-June 19, 2020 – 10-11:30 am MDT
$15 Members / $30 General Admission

This is an online webinar series featuring MIT Sloan faculty and other keynote-level CFOs and dignitaries. Creating connectivity to pertinent information financial executives need to know now, with thought leadership from MIT Sloan Executive Education, subject matter experts, and CFO Rockstars. Keynote speakers in a facilitated panel discussion will provide insight into how to navigate these turbulent times.

Price: $225 for financial execs; includes access to videos (in case you miss a webinar). TaxForward and Future Tax Leader members may use code TAXVIP for 20% off. Learn more and register HERE.

IPT – San Francisco Local Luncheon Group. June 4, 2020, will feature advertising taxes, VAT and digital taxes.

Squar Milner CARES Act Webinar – Available On-demand – Squar Milner have put together a handy resource page with a recording of their CARES Act webinar as well as some of the resources mentioned during the discussion. Find the webinar & resources HERE.

Protecting one’s wealth, replay on demand, by Impact Wealth

Free COVID-19 related tax webcasts from EY.

Videos

Business Prosperity During a Pandemic-Part I

During this hour, we will be speaking with Bill Decker, Founder and Managing Director of Partners InternationalJenn McCabe, Partner, at Armanino LLPLew Visscher, founder of Lew’s List, and Lorrie Morton, Director, People, at Cohere Health about:

  • Potential opportunities presented by the pandemic,
  • Which companies are best positioned to succeed in this situation and how to position yours to succeed,
  • Holding onto and growing loyal customers during a pandemic,
  • Maintaining and managing employees amidst disruption,
  • Communications with employees, clients, and vendors,
  • Business continuity,
  • How the job market is being impacted,
  • HR considerations, and
  • Financial reporting and accounting considerations.

Business Prosperity During a Pandemic-Part II

During this webinar, Ann Diddlebock, Founder of CFO WisdomArlen Meyers, President and CEO of Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, and Larisa Rapoport, Partner at Squar Milner: Middle Market – Consumer Goods and Technology will answer your questions about:

  • Managing cash flow,
  • Mitigating risk and losses,
  • Transitioning to and from the pandemic stage effectively,
  • How to work with lenders to secure bridge financing, and
  • Potential opportunities presented by the pandemic.

From the webinar: Colorado Investment Tax Credits

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart III – a free Q&A Webinar – March 27th, 10 to 11 am MDT

During this webinar, tax experts will answer your questions about what tax departments might be able to do to help their companies shore up or even recover cash and effective leadership in critical times. We’ll hear from Tadd Fowler, VP Global Tax Operations at Procter & Gamble, Eric Anderson, Managing Director and State & Local Tax Leader at AndersenBrandon Edwards, CEO of Tax Credit Co., and moderator Magnolia Movido, Counsel at Snell & Wilmer about:

  • Tax saving and recovery opportunities presented by the current environment,
  • Tax department optimization and strategy, and
  • Effective leadership in a crisis.

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart IV – a free Q&A Webinar – March 27th, 12 to 1 pm MDT

During this webinar, financial experts will answer your questions about managing personal finances and investments. We’ll hear from Chrissy Palestine, CPA, CMAMatt Morizio, Financial Advisor at Beck Bode, and Sly Giffard, Founding Partner of Gamison Capital, about:

  • Considerations for investment decisions in this economy,
  • Creating a personal budget, and
  • Prioritizing spending in an uncertain market.

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart V – a free Q&A Webinar – Thursday, April 2nd, 1 pm to 2pm MDT

During this webinar, tax experts will answer your questions about tax updates in response to COVID-19. We’ll hear from Steve Barkmeier, Director of Tax at Whipplewood CPAsBrandon Edwards, CEO at Tax Credit Co., David Milner, Director at DuCharme, McMillen and Associates Inc., and moderator Magnolia Movido, Counsel at Snell & Wilmer about:

  • Tax benefits of changes businesses are making to adapt to the new environment,
  • Tax aspects of the stimulus package,
  • Integrating tax incentives under the stimulus package, and
  • Property Tax updates.

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart VI a free Q&A Webinar – Friday, April 3rd, 1 pm to 2pm MDT

During this webinar, real estate and mortgage experts will answer your questions about real estate and mortgage considerations during a pandemic. We’ll hear from Rob Tramantano, Principal at Great Neck Realty CompanyJon Neville, Partner at Arnall Golden Gregory LLPMatt Hanson, Mortgage Planner at Hanson Planning Group, and Randy DeVries, Vice President at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties about:

  • Cash flow mitigation and strategic opportunities,
  • Short and long term implications for these markets, and
  • Considerations and suggestions for companies struggling or wanting to act.

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart VII a free Q&A Webinar – Friday, April 3rd, 3:30 pm to 4:30pm MDT

During this webinar, HR and Employment experts will answer your questions about managing employees through a pandemic. We’ll speak with Julie Scates, President and Founder of J2T Recruiting ConsultantsLorrie Morton, Director, People and Cohere Health, and Brandon Edwards, CEO at Tax Credit Co. about:

  • How to manage employees and managers during this time,
  • What companies should consider in formulating a plan if this becomes long term,
  • Opportunities for companies and fractional advisors,
  • What the unemployed can do during this time to position themselves for quick employment, and
  • Update on the stimulus package and the provisions related to employment and self-employment.

Business Prosperity During a PandemicPart VIII a free Q&A Webinar – Thursday, April 9th, 1 pm to 2 pm MDT

During this webinar, small business leaders will answer your questions about how they are innovating in this climate and their tips for surviving – and possibly thriving! We’ll hear from Sally Gigliotti, Senior Vice President at Income Research and ManagementSara Khoudary, Founder of Entrepreneurs of SuccessNick O’Sullivan, Founder of Brothers BBQ and Nuggs Ice Cream, and Cara St. John, HMCC, Group Sales Manager at Fogo de Chão, about what their companies and teams have been doing to adapt to the current market we find ourselves in.

COVID-19: Dealing with the Emotional Ramifications of Advising Clients. Jody Padar, The Radical CPA, interviews Gretchen Pisano, CEO, pLink Leadership. Sponsored by Botkeeper,

Articles, Posts, Insights, and Hubs

Crisis management recommendations for CFOs by Ann Diddlebock

Personal financial (cash flow) hub from the NY Times

Investment strategies during a crisis by Alexander Kurov of Inverse (3/18/2020)

Overcoming the Impact of COVID-19 on Manufacturing & Distribution by Squar Milner

COVID-19 ‘Hot Half Dozen’ Things Small to Mid-Sized Companies Should Do Right Now by John Kogan of Armanino LLP

List Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Relief Programs from Brianna McGurran, Advisor, Forbes

The COVID impact on innovation by Arlen Myers, President and CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

Innovating During a Crisis by Pete Foley of Innovation Excellence

Client Development in a Crisis: Be There for Your Clients…Now by Art Kuesel of Kuesel Consulting

Taking Action and Planning for a COVID-19 Recovery by Squar Milner

The Coronavirus Crisis Checklist for Startup CEOs by Feliks Eyser of Marker

Employers: Here Are 4 Tips To Minimize Hysteria During A Crisis by Heidi Lynne Kurter, Senior Contributor, Forbes

State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) from KPMG

PwC’s COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey – What finance leaders are focused on

COVID-19: What US business leaders should know – PwC’s COVID-19 library

State and local tax relief relating to COVID-19 from PwC

PwC’s COVID-19 Navigator

Your Career Response to the Coronavirus by Cornerstone Performance Group

Armanino’s COVID-19 Resource Center

Struggling Because Of COVID-19 Cutbacks? Homeowners Have These Options For Quick Cash by Aly J. Yale, Senior Contributor, Forbes

Mortgage Relief Tracker: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief For Homeowners from Kelly Anne Smith, Advisor, Forbes

Here’s how you can help people who’ve lost jobs or housing in the wake of coronavirus by Marisa Kabas of Vox

How To Find The Best Technology Tools For Your Business from Quora on Forbes

Small Business Relief Tracker: Funding, Grants And Resources For Business Owners Grappling With Coronavirus from Brianne Garrett and Maneet Ahuja of Forbes

Ways to lighten the experience

If you’re bunkered at home waiting for the pandemic wave to ebb and looking for ways to lighten the experience, here are a few ideas.

  • Sleep in an extra hour
  • Check on your neighbors
  • Help those in need
  • Serenade your neighbors
  • Binge watch TV with your family
  • Write a story, develop an app, or design a game with your kids
  • Make your friends laugh with videos
  • Watch more hilarious videos by John Garrett

Thank you!

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