COVID-19 Useful Links

While we all continue to track the developments concerning COVID-19, Murphy Austin stands ready to provide exceptional, uninterrupted legal services during these uncertain and challenging times.

Murphy Austin realizes that our clients’ first priority is the well-being of their employees and families. Please find below useful links to information to help navigate business issues presented by COVID-19.


Federal CARES Act


Paycheck Protection Program

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Program

Employee Retention Tax Credit


Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Emergency Sick Leave/Emergency Family Leave

Required Documentation


Real Estate

Landlord & Tenant Issues

Lender & Borrower Issues

Exchanges and Qualified Opportunity Zones

  • IRS Notice 2020-23, (PDF update to previous notices and regulations regarding additional relief for taxpayers affected by COVID-19, which in addition to postponing dates for certain federal tax returns and federal tax payments, also extends some (but not all) deadlines relating to 1031 exchanges and investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones, Internal Revenue Service





Federal Guidance

State Guidance

Local Guidance


General Business



Insurance & Risk Mitigation


Court Access Issues