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Take A Business Break With The East Brunswick Public Library

Take A Business Break With The East Brunswick Public Library

Posted June 01, 2020

East Brunswick Public Library is launching the Take A Business Break Series of online programs on Thursdays afternoons. More Info

The goal is to provide small business owners to get tips from experts during their lunch break. 

The first program, “PPP Loan Forgiveness and Tax Provisions for Small Businesses,” is on Thursday, June 11 at 12:00 pm. The Small Business Administration’s PPP Loan program will be explained, as well as exploring the forgiveness calculations. Other topics covered include tax provisions that small businesses can use to raise funds and increase liquidity, the employee retention tax credit, the employer payroll tax deferral provision, and the qualified paid leave provisions.
“PPP Loan Forgiveness and Tax Provisions for Small Businesses” is presented by Daniel Mayo and Edward Mendlowitz.
Daniel Mayo, JD, LLM is a principal at WithumSmith+Brown, PC and National Lead, Federal Tax Policy and also specializes in international and cross border transactions and M&A. He is a frequent speaker to accounting and legal groups and is on the adjunct faculty at Georgetown University Law Center and is a member of the American and New York Bar Associations.  He is also an approved arbitrator for FINRA.
Edward Mendlowitz, CPA, is Emeritus Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC and Fairleigh Dickinson MBA professor. Designated one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today.
Mendlowitz hosts a second program on Thursday, June 25 at 12:00 pm. Titled “SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Analysis,” the audience will learn how to grow their business by identifying where to channel their time and energy with this self-assessment tool.  Specific illustrations will explain each section of the process.

Attendees can submit their questions in advance by email to

Both programs are free and open to the public. This event will be held on the Zoom platform. Registration is requested for this free online event; to register, click here.