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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

Helping Small Businesses Survive During these turblent times, we are committed to our small business Members and are pleased to be participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan as a way to help them. This program is part of an initiative the government recently passed called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which assists small businesses with efforts like the Paycheck Protection…

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SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic Launches

One of Multiple Economic Relief Provisions to Protect Workers and Small Businesses Release Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 Release Number: 20-30 Contact: Press_Office@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza today launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program created last week with the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The program provides…

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Office of International Trade  – March 18, 2020 NEWS RELEASE  PRESS OFFICE Release Date: March 17, 2020                       Contact: Jennifer.Kelly@sba.gov, (202) 205-7036 Release Number: 20-26                     Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the Trump Administration’s aggressive, whole-of-government…

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SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental…

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Upcoming WBC Events and Couseling

Dear Clients,      As the small business community continues to deal with the effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we wanted to reach out to explain the steps we’re taking to ensure the health and safety of our clients while making every effort to provide continuity of service.      We have made the decision to postpone all public events until…

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Online Marketing for Your Small Business: A Three-Part Series

PRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHER A. LORENCE PR & MARKETING SERVICES This three-part seminar series starts with the basics of online marketing before exploring tools and strategies for making the most of your marketing efforts on each of the major social media platforms. Register for individual seminars or attend the full series for a comprehensive understanding of online marketing techniques and trends. …

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Writing a Business Plan: Your Roadmap to Small Business Success

By Allen Gutierrez on December 12, 2019 Category: SBA News and Views If you’re ready to take the next step and become a small business owner, jot down your ideas on paper and start writing your business plan. This December, we’re celebrating National Write a Business Plan Month and encouraging you to take the first – and most important – step on your…

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10 Things to Do to Close Out Your Year

By Barbara Weltman on December 04, 2019 Category: Industry Word In the final days of December, here are some actions that can help you comply with the law, obtain tax benefits, and position yourself for 2020. During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to focus on sales to customers (for many businesses this is the peak selling season) and spending time with…

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Funding Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

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AARP Foundation Self-Saver

Self-Saver is a self-employment tax tool that helps with calculating, withholding and submitting quarterly payments. Regardless of industry, this tool makes it easy for your clients who are earning self-employment or 1099 income to manage and automate tax calculations, expense itemization and withholding — all in one place. Encourage your clients and entrepreneurial friends to sign up for Self-Saver today…

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