There are two programs in the CARES Act intended to assist independent contractors respond to the economic conditions caused by COVID-19. These programs include a loan and grant program under the Small Business Administration and expanded unemployment provisions. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program – The CARES Act creates a new loan program, the Paycheck […]
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The $349 billion federal Paycheck Protection Program was launched Friday, allowing participating banks to start offering forgivable loans backed by the federal government to provide short-term cash flow assistance to businesses dealing with the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Deirdre Hartmann, a CPA and tax partner with Nisivoccia, said businesses need to decide if […]
As New Jersey businesses face unprecedented challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, NJBIA is highlighting some of the unique and uplifting ways business owners are responding across the state. Share your good news story with us on social media at #NJBIAtogether or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Horizon Donates $2.35 Million in Masks, Face Shields […]
On Monday, April 6th at 12:00 p.m. Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) will host a child care Facebook live session outlining statewide supports provided by the County Resource and Referral Agencies and small business loans that are available to child care businesses. The panelists are: Ceil Zalkind, President and CEO of Advocates for […]
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is one of more than 40 leading business associations that signed a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature with recommendations for a COVID-19 Legislative and Administrative Relief Package for New Jersey businesses and nonprofits. The letter, which can be found here, explains first and foremost “that […]