State Guidance On Re-opening/rolling Back
Partial Opening Orders
Executive Order No. 20-244 issued on Sept. 25, 2020 moves the state to “Phase 3 Right to Work”, which prohibits the enforcement of any COVID-19 ordinance that would prevent any individual from working or from operating a business. All restaurants and small businesses may operate at full capacity and there are no limitations on gathering size. Local officials throughout the state must provide a qualifying public health justification in order to direct a business to close or operate at less than half-capacity. The collection of fines and penalties associated with COVID-19 enforced upon individuals is now prohibited. COUNTIES In Miami-Dade, Emergency Order 33-20 issued, effective April 6, 2021, that allows restaurants and other food establishments to operate at a minimum occupancy of 50% and to operate at up to 100% of capacity if the establishment follows social distancing and safety guidelines. https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-139.pdf
Executive Order 21-80 - Covid-19 Reemployment Assistance allows taxpayers an extension of one month to pay their quarterly re-employment taxes in Quarter 1. The executive order extends the due date for payments until May 31, 2021. This extension is only applicable to the payment of Quarter 1 taxes, the quarterly reports must still be filed by April 30, 2021.
State COVID-19 Websitehttp://www.floridajobs.org/Reemployment-Assistance-Service-Center/reemployment-a...
Florida State Webinars
Navigating the Florida Workplace During COVID-19
This recorded webinar helps businesses in Florida navigate the "new normal" as the state starts to re-open.
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