Acceleration Of Business Bankruptcy Filings

Running a profitable business is always hard work, and unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder. The number of businesses that have filed for bankruptcy has skyrocketed since lockdowns began, and the rate has shown few signs of slowing. Business bankruptcy filing rates this year have been the highest since 2013 and surging cases of Covid-19 across America point to the elevated rates remaining high for the foreseeable future. If you own a business that is struggling with debt due to the coronavirus Read More +

Tampa Businesses And Coronavirus – Closed, Closing And Not Coming Back?

Due to the reaction, both public and private, to what is described as the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses in the Tampa and greater Hillsborough County region, are closed. Many of the small businesses, particularly the small, family owned restaurants, are perhaps, permanently closed. Most small businesses generally operate on very thin margins. The taxes, regulations, and accelerating costs of operation have made the creation and continuation of many small businesses, largely untenable. The response to what is described as the coronavirus pandemic, whether through the Read More +

Tampa Bankruptcy Attorney Explains Tampa And Hillsborough County Coronavirus Executive Orders

I am an attorney who primarily practices bankruptcy. The legality of Executive Orders issued by various governmental entities or officials is not a subject to which I devote much effort. Ask a question about bankruptcy and I am likely to know the answer. There are attorneys and persons who are not attorneys who are better versed on the legality of such executive orders. This article will not address the legality or enforceability of the executive order administered in Hillsborough County and Tampa. On July 7, Read More +

Credit Card Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

For several people, a credit card is a significant resource when things are not going well financially. If you have lost a lot of income recently due to the coronavirus pandemic the credit card will be a significant lifeline for meeting your business requirements. However, if you fail to make the payments on time the credit card debt can add up quickly and it can become a long-term financial challenge. But most of the credit card companies are willing to work with their clients affected Read More +

5 Myths About The $1200 Stimulus Check

In March 2020 the biggest stimulus package in the history of America was passed by Congress to counter the economic situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. It was signed to become the law by the U.S. President Donald Trump. This $2.2 trillion package will provide $500 billion to the industries in distress, $350 billion to the small business loans, and $260 billion for expanding the unemployment benefits program. But all the discussion is about the $300 billion set aside for direct stimulus payments. These payouts Read More +

Coronavirus May Lead To Record Bankruptcy Levels?

The Coronavirus is spreading throughout the entire world. Governments have locked down countries, airlines are not flying, and people are ravaging supermarkets to stock up on basic supplies. What does this virus mean for the world and the future? At this moment in time there is going to be stimulus checks going out to low income earners over the next few months. Even with this stimulus check, these small amounts most likely will just help with just buying some groceries. For most people this check Read More +

Dealing With Financial Stress During The Coronavirus Crisis

Similar to the millions of other U.S. nationals you may find yourselves out of work at the moment due to the spread of coronavirus epidemic. Unlike other disasters where you can predict the layoff period, this is an unexpected and devastating blow for many people. There are not many answers available about when all this is going to end. What will happen to the future work, what will be the assistance available for the unemployed workers are the questions we all are curious to find Read More +

Coronavirus And The Impending Small Business Bankruptcies

As the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the world, the Chinese and other country’s supply chain problems are not the only problem anymore. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has asked for the suspension of the gathering of ten or more people in one place. Various stores, bars, and restaurants in the U.S. and other countries are closed for business. There may be a curfew in place shortly with other social distancing measures being enforced to slow down the spread of the virus. Some Read More +