Covid-19 Resource Guide for Business
This Coronavirus Resource Guide for Business is to keep you up to date during the coronavirus pandemic. It’s our goal to continue supporting the health, safety, and prosperity of our clients in any way we can. In this post, we’ve compiled some key resources for taxpayers and small business owners trying to stay up to date on the latest accurate information from trusted news sources. If you have any questions, please let us know.
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Blogs to Help Your Small Business During Coronavirus
See all content and resources relating to this coronavirus resource guide below. Here’s the full list:
- IRS Extends Over 300 Tax Filing, Payment and Admin Deadlines
- “Main Street” Loan Program to Support Small to Medium-Sized Businesses
- Massachusetts Extends Tax Filing Deadline
- Track Your Economic Impact Payment in the New IRS Portal
- The IRS Starts Issuing Coronavirus Payments April 9th: When Will You Get Your Funds?
- Employers Can Defer Payroll Taxes
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Borrowers
- Video: Self-Employed Individuals Now Qualify for Unemployment
- Side-By-Side Comparison of the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans
- Live Updates: The Latest COVID-19 News for Taxpayers and Small Business Owners
- Tax Credit Pays for Keeping Employees on Payroll
- Self-Employed and Independent Contractors Now Qualify for Unemployment Benefits
- How Can I File for Unemployment in the United States?
- Stimulus Legislation Includes SBA Loan Forgiveness
- Running Low on Money? Congress Has Made it Easier for You to Tap Your Retirement Savings
- Will Working from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak Save You Much on Your Taxes?
- What Does the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Mean for You?
- Congress Provides Sick Leave and Child Care Leave Benefits for Employees
- Q&A: Understanding SBA Disaster Loans and What They Mean for You
- Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Payment Due Date Extended Because of COVID-19
- What the April 15 Tax Filing Deadline Extension Means to You
- The SBA Is Providing Small Business Disaster Loans for Relief During the Coronavirus Outbreak
- Tax Filing Deadline Delayed to July 15
- Beware of Scammers During the COVID-19 Crisis
- Coronavirus and Taxes: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know
- Treasury and IRS Announce 90-Day Delay for Tax Payment Deadline
- Why You Need a Financial Advisor Even More in Uncertain Times
Coronavirus Resource Guide for Taxes
In order to best serve our tax clients during these unprecedented times, we want to make sure you’re staying up to date on the latest info from the IRS and other sources. This is why we set up this Covid-19 Resource Guide for you.
In addition to watching the sources below, we’ll post to our blog as legislation passes or anything else changes. We recommend checking on Covid-19 updates from these sources frequently.
Key news releases:
- April 2, 2020: IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to economic impact payments
- March 31, 2020: Employee Retention Credit available for many businesses financially impacted by COVID-19
- March 30, 2020: Economic impact payments: What you need to know
- March 21, 2020: Tax Day now July 15 – Treasury, IRS extend filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount owed
For Small Businesses
Whether you use these resources for your own small business or to send to SMB owners you know, this list showcases some of the resources and assistance available to help SMBs in this time of economic hardship. For any questions about these offerings and how we can help, reach out to our team.
In addition to watching the sources below, we’ll post to our blog as legislation passes or anything else changes. We recommend checking on updates from these sources frequently.
U.S. Treasury Department
- Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Borrowers
- Final PPP Borrower Application Form
USA Small Business Administration Covid-19 information
- Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease
- Funding Programs Page
- SBA Disaster Assistance for COVID-19
- Three-Step Process for SBA Disaster Loans
- Capital Access Resources
- SBA Local Assistance Directory
- Info For Federal Contractors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Resources
Other Coronavirus Business Resources
Small Business Development Center: COVID-19 Small Business Resources
ADP: Good resource for businesses managing absences, paid and unpaid leave
Forbes: List Of Coronavirus Small Business Relief Programs (updated continually, state and local included)
Corvid-19 Financial assistance (Grants, loans, etc):
- Facebook: Small Business Grants Program (offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits)
- Finder.com: Where to find free or low-interest loans for small businesses affected by the coronavirus
- Kiva: The crowdsourcing/microfinance company is offering 0% loans up to $15,000 with no payments for six months.
- GoFundMe has partnered with Yelp to launch the Small Business Relief Initiative, offering grants and resources to small business owners.
Support Local (USA Today): Buy gift cards to support local businesses struggling during this time – and encourage others to do the same!
Coronavirus Government Resources for Business
Keep checking these pages for the latest news and guidelines straight from the source – government and public health officials.
Centers For Disease Control
- Coronavirus Resources Page
- About Coronavirus Disease
- Situation Summary
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
U.S. State Department
- Total Government Response to Coronavirus
- Total Government Response to Coronavirus (Spanish)
- Government Response by State
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