The Perry Hall White Marsh Business Association has compiled the following resources to try and help small businesses in our area cope with the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. This page will be updated as new resources become available.
Last updated: April 8, 2020
SBA Payroll Protection Program application is available starting April 3rd. You need to contact an SBA approved direct lender (bank). In advance of making an application (by appointment or by phone only) use THIS CHECKLIST to be prepared in advance for what you will need to apply. This file is printable.
SBA application: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance
Latest Executive Order from the Governor's office 3-30-20 READ DETAILS HERE
Email the Governor: email@example.com
Email the Secretary of Commerce for Maryland: Secretary.Commerce@Maryland.gov
As of April 7th, Maryland Commerce Department is no longer accepting applications for the State's Emergency Relief Grant or Loan Program.
Internal Revenue Service - Coronavirus Tax Relief (Website) New Tax Relief info released 3-22-20:
"Small and midsize employers can claim two new refundable payroll tax credits to reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing employee leave related to the COVID-19 outbreak. See #IRS info at: www.irs.gov/coronavirus
Businesses with less than 500 employees can get funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members. More on this and other #IRS info related to COVID-19 outbreak at: www.irs.gov/coronavirus
To take immediate advantage of new paid leave credits, businesses can retain and access funds that they would otherwise pay to #the IRS in payroll taxes. Learn more about this and other #IRS info related to COVID-19 outbreak at: www.irs.gov/coronavirus
Coronavirus in Maryland (Website)
Maryland COVID-19 Information for Business (Website) -- page includes lots of links to other resources
Additional info in the next section
GENERAL BUSINESS RESOURCES:
Maryland Department of Commerce
The Maryland Department of Commerce has created a resource page for Maryland businesses planning for and responding to the Coronavirus (https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business). On this page, you will find information on:
Baltimore County's Department of Economic and Workforce Development
DEWD also has created a page on their website (https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/economicdev/servicesstatus.html) to assist businesses and workers impacted by the health crisis by: