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SBA and Treasury Announce New and Revised Guidance Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, issued new and revised guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This guidance implements the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA), signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020, and expands eligibility for businesses with owners who have past felony convictions. To implement the…

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SBA Resource Guide Now Digital

YIn light of COVID-19 we’ve been tasked by the SBA to help them get the digital versions online since their so inundated with everything that’s going on. The SBA has recently approved that digital versions now have hyperlink capabilities, zapier integration, analytics searchable on Google and email capture. I am absolutely thrilled to be able to share this with you. In…

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Women TIES presents: Zoom Meeting “Virtual Prospecting”

As New York State reopens business activities, Women TIES is hosting a Zoom meeting for women entrepreneurs called “Virtual Prospecting” led by one of our long time members Lynn Hidy of UpYourTelesales.com. This special educational and online networking meeting will help women entrepreneurs learn how to “virtually prospect” since all sales for the moment are inside sales. Join our Virtual…

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AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES & CERTAIN NON-AG BUSINESSES

Agricultural businesses may apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL Advance program on a limited basis beginning today, May 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon. For agricultural businesses that submitted an EIDL application through the streamlined application portal prior to the legislative change, SBA will process these applications without the need for re-applying. Due to limitations in funding availability…

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Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Resumption of the Paycheck Protection Program

Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today on the resumption of the Payroll Protection Program (PPP): “We are pleased that President Trump has signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which provides critical additional funding for American workers and small businesses…

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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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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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