Burr & Forman has a dedicated team to counsel individuals, businesses and financial institutions in government audits, investigations and defense related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The PPP and CARES Act Audit, Investigations and Defense Team represents and advises clients in audits and investigations involving PPP loans and tax benefits that may have been claimed under the CARES Act. This multidisciplinary team combines more than 230 years of legal experience and attorneys with previous government positions, including attorneys with IRS Chief Counsel, the United States Department of Justice, and United States Attorneys’ Offices.
The CARES Act also provides significant tax benefits to businesses and individuals, including the Employee Retention Tax Credit and Federal Payroll Tax Deferral. The PPP and CARES Act Audit, Investigations and Defense Team counsels clients on the requirements and compliance for these benefits, and represents businesses and individuals in civil tax audits and criminal investigations when the IRS begins asking questions.
If you would like to speak to an attorney about a legal issue you are facing, please contact a member of our PPP and CARES Act Audit, Investigations and Defense Team, the COVID-19 Response Team , or your Burr attorney.