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COVID-19 Resource Portal

Dean Mead remains committed to client service and is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19. We are readily prepared to guide our business partners through the unexpected challenges industries face. Our team can provide legal counsel and valuable insight from areas such as tax, corporate, labor and employment, bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts, navigating various provisions of the CARE Act, and government relations. For reference, we have created a page dedicated to the Coronavirus which includes helpful resources to keep you informed amid the crisis.

Updates

February 2021 Update: COVID-19 Impacts on Florida’s Budget

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: March 30th, 2021

By: H. French Brown, IV

Today, the Florida Office of Economics and Demographics Research released the February Revenue Report providing details regarding receipts and distributions to the State’s general revenue fund during the month of February. This report generally reflects January 2021 retail sales tax activity. Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  […]

Can You Require an Employee to Get a COVID Vaccine?

Published: January 7th, 2021

By: Nichole M. Mooney

Recent announcements regarding the availability of vaccines for the COVID-19 virus have been both exciting and concerning for some employers and employees. Vaccinations are being rolled out nationwide and (hopefully) soon will be available for the general population. Employers now need to consider how they will address questions and concerns with respect to the vaccination […]

Florida Economists Add More Than $2 Billion in Estimated General Revenue Over Two Years

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: December 22nd, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Yesterday, December 21, the Florida Revenue Estimating Conference finalized an updated General Revenue Forecast. This latest forecast added $1.4 billion in anticipated general revenue to the forecast for the current state fiscal year (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) and another $626 million to the forecast for the next state fiscal year (July 1, […]

October Update: COVID-19 Impacts on Florida’s Budget

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: December 1st, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Yesterday, the Florida Office of Economics and Demographics Research released the October Revenue Report providing details regarding receipts and distributions to the State’s general revenue fund during the month of October.  This report generally reflects September retail sales tax activity. Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  In […]

Florida’s Foreclosure Moratorium Has Ended. What Now?

Published: November 23rd, 2020

By: Leslie S. White

Florida’s moratorium on residential foreclosures expired at midnight on Sept. 30, 2020, when Gov. Ron DeSantis did not extend his previous orders that stopped both foreclosures and evictions that were related to COVID-19. This ends a long period of uncertainty for lenders and landlords that began with the governor’s first order in April. Since personal […]

Prepare for a Surge in Bankruptcies if the Pandemic Continues

Dean Mead Attorney Denise D. Dell-Powell
Published: November 9th, 2020

By: Denise D. Dell-Powell

Since bankruptcies usually rise with unemployment, we anticipate we will see a surge of consumer and commercial filings in early 2021 if we don’t stop the spread of COVID-19 and its ravaging effects on the economy. We already have seen high-profile bankruptcies in the retail and hospitality industries, and that may be a harbinger of […]

Update: COVID-19 Impacts on Florida’s Budget

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: October 28th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Yesterday, the Florida Office of Economics and Demographics Research released the September Revenue Report providing details regarding receipts and distributions to the State’s general revenue fund during the month of September. This report generally reflects August retail sales tax activity. Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State. In […]

Dean Mead Celebrates 40 Years

Published: September 1st, 2020

Amid the current pandemic, Dean Mead is working diligently to help our clients navigate the various stimulus acts coming out of Washington, DC and Executive Orders from Tallahassee. As we press on through this unprecedented time, we reflect on 4 decades of serving our clients by celebrating our May 5 anniversary re-directing the firm’s anniversary […]


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