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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

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 […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Florida May Tax Revenues

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: June 26th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State. This January, the State’s economists estimated that the State would receive $36.2B in general revenue during the State’s fiscal year: July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Of that amount, approximately $12.5B (34.5%) was expected to be received in March through […]

Initial Details Released on COVID-19 Impacts to Florida Tax Revenues

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Published: May 27th, 2020

By: H. French Brown, IV

Florida’s general revenue fund is the main source of discretionary funding for the State.  This January, the State’s economists estimated that the State would receive $36.2B in general revenue during the State’s fiscal year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Of that amount, approximately $12.5B (34.5%) was expected to be received in March through […]

Florida Department of Revenue Emergency Order Providing Limited Relief to Corporate Income Taxpayers: April 27, 2020

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

By: H. French Brown, IV

On March 26, 2020, the Florida Department of Revenue issued Emergency Orders delaying sales tax and property tax payments for some businesses. On April 6, 2020, Governor DeSantis directed the Department of Revenue to issue an Emergency Order suspending the state’s documentary stamp tax on notes and written obligations made pursuant to Title I of […]

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund for Healthcare Providers

Published: April 10th, 2020

By: Nichole M. Mooney Stephen R. Looney

On Friday, April 10, healthcare providers began receiving relief payments provided for in the CARES Act from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Payments are made according to the Tax Identification Numbers (TIN) under which Medicare is billed (i.e., payment is not being made to individual providers unless they are solo practitioners). Payment […]


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