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Use Our Online Tool to Better Understand Government Funding Programs
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Access vital funding to help your business remain open, continue paying your employees, and recover from unplanned circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paychex has created an easy-to-use online tool that details the specific federal relief programs and refundable credits available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The tool includes helpful links to applications and a comparison chart of loan programs (Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program) to help you address what would best meet the needs of your current circumstances.

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We recommend discussing these options with your accountant or trusted advisor to determine the best course of action to leverage the incentives available.

Paychex is actively working to help make the PPP loan application process simpler. If you’re a Paychex client, we’re creating a report and ensuring it reflects changes introduced April 2 by the federal government. To utilize the report, your business or your clients’ business must have run payroll with Paychex in 2019.

Maree P Vahue

Maree P Vahue, MBA, QKA, is a professionally accredited Retirement Services Compliance Analyst II for Paychex, Inc. based in Rochester, NY. Maree and her team are responsible for examining, researching, and communicating ERISA regulations to the Paychex retirement organization that provides recordkeeping for nearly 80,000 clients. Prior to her time on the retirement services compliance team, Maree gained several years of experience as a Platinum Client Associate, providing high-profile clients with a primary contact for both Section 125 and 401(k) retirement administrative and recordkeeping services. Maree then transitioned to a Senior Project Support Representative who specialized in preparing complex plan allocations and comprehensive compliance testing for the same high-profile retirement plans.

Maree earned both her bachelor and master’s degrees in business with dual concentrations in marketing and management information systems from Rochester Institute of Technology. She has also earned the designation of Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) through the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.

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