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The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to address these needs, as well as some additional tax provisions that are outside the scope of SBA.
Lendedu has a nice blog post featuring COVID-19 resources for businesses. Many groups, including federal and local governments and private banks and companies, have offered coronavirus assistance to small businesses. If you own a small business, these programs can help you receive grants and low-interest loans.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is monitoring the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and tracking what this means for our industry. They are identifying best practices to address broader business challenges, including protecting your employee’s health and preventing the spread of the virus.
The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) have released the Covid Safe Operating Framework for events. Information courtesy of Orlando Sydney.
PPA has published a guide for photographers and other small businesses to comply with the PPP plan.
SGIA, NAPCO Media and Printing Industries of America (PIA) and its affiliates have joined forces to launch a powerful resource channel dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19 and how to navigate the latest information about the pandemic.
The Rangefinder and WPPI teams have collaborated to create a special COVID-19 Resource Center on our website, wppiexpo.com, where you’ll find articles, reports, and guides to help your business navigate this uncertain time. Learn about topics like taking advantage of the government stimulus package, how to pivot your business and many other helpful resources.
Advance planning is always best, but there’s no time like now to develop a plan if your business doesn’t already have one. To help you get started, APTech has developed a four-part series on how to conduct business and use the time to your benefit during a crisis.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced will offer low-interest federal disaster loans to help small businesses cope with a temporary loss of revenue due to the ongoing corona crisis
The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has a complete section dedicated to coronavirus.