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Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York Are Directing Residents to Stay Home

2020-03-23T07:54:01+00:00

Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York are cracking down on residents' movements amid the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The orders generally provide for certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, or engaging in specified outdoor activities.

Pennsylvania
Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Click the link below for additional information:
https://dced.pa.gov/newsroom/gov-wolf-secretary-levine-provide-updated-guidance-stress-need-for-compliance-as-cases-rise/

New Jersey
To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and protect the capacity of New Jersey’s health care system for the state’s most vulnerable, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107, directing all residents to stay at home until further notice.

Click the link below for additional information:
https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/general-public/governor-murphy-announces-statewide-stay-at-home-order-closure-of-all-non-essential-retail-businesses

New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered New York State to shut down and asked local businesses and manufacturers to step up as officials mount a desperate struggle to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Click the link below for additional information:
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

HBK will continue to follow developments and provide guidance and clarity surrounding COVID-19 business issues. To discuss COVID-19’s effect on your business, contact your HBK advisor.

About the Author(s)
Kevin McGinn is a Senior Manager in HBK’s Blue Bell, Pennsylvania office and is a member of HBK's Tax Advisory Group. He has extensive experience in tax planning for high-net worth individuals and businesses in many industries such as distribution, manufacturing, service, and non-profit.
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