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covid-19 small business relief: a state by state breakdown

COVID-19 Small Business Relief: A State-by-State Breakdown

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For small business owners, dealing with the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak is challenging enough. That’s why we’re here to help you navigate the ever-changing climate of relief options available to US businesses. Small businesses in all 50 states have the ability to seek assistance from nationwide organizations and programs as outlined in our COVID-19 Resource Guide. In addition, many states are creating COVID-19 relief programs solely for their residents. As a small business owner during this difficult time, it’s...
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sba economic injury disaster loan

Business Options for Financial Relief: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

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What is it? The EIDL program provides business loans up to $2 million and includes an emergency grant of up to $10,000 to be made within three days of application. The grant will be forgiven provided that funds are used for providing sick leave, maintaining payroll, meeting increased costs driven up by interrupted supply chains, making business’s rent/mortgage payments, and repaying obligations that cannot be met due to revenue loss. How does the EDIL program differ from the PPP program?...
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business options for financial relief: modifying or postponing payments

Business Options for Financial Relief: Modifying or Postponing Payments

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What is it? Many landlords, auto loan, and insurance companies are able to provide financial assistance in the form of delayed payments for customers impacted by coronavirus by offering a deferment or a forbearance. To avoid defaulting on payments, a due-date change, deferment or forbearance will delay payments if a customer can sufficiently demonstrate a temporary inability to pay to their Creditor. In some instances a deferment can be interest-free. Is my business eligible for this? Creditors may provide financial...
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business options for financial relief: payroll tax credits

Business Options for Financial Relief: Payroll Tax Credit

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In addition to loans provided by the SBA, the IRS has its own program to support businesses in the wake of COVID-19. What is it? The IRS has created an Employee Retention 2020 Tax Credit that, for eligible businesses, could equal up to 50% of the wages paid to employees. Credit is given for the first $10,000 of salary, including health benefits, paid to each eligible employee. Applies to qualified employee wages paid after March 12, 2020, and before January...
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a message from behalf's ceo benjy feinberg about coronavirus covid-19

A Message from Behalf’s CEO, Benjy Feinberg, about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Benjy Feinberg Founder, Behalf As the founder of Behalf, I know what it’s like to go through the ups and downs of managing your own business. During booming times, and especially during the tough times, there’s nothing like being an entrepreneur and an owner. As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the world – on small businesses in particular – we’re all facing challenges that we’ve never faced before. There’s no rulebook and there’s no playbook;...
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