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COVID-19 Updates 04/03/2020

COVID-19 Updates 04/03/2020

Federal  Special Series: Today we will be focusing on the ways that the CARES Act and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act benefits 501c(3) nonprofits. Below you will find a chart that goes into detail on the employee retention tax credits and delay of payment of employer payroll taxes. In addition, the CARES Act provides ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates, 04/02/2020

COVID-19 Updates, 04/02/2020

Federal Banks warn of the chaotic launch of small business lending program Banks are warning that a $350 billion lending program for struggling small businesses won’t be ready when it launches Friday because the Trump administration has failed to provide them with the necessary guidelines and has set requirements for the loans that are unworkable. ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates, 04/01/2020

COVID-19 Updates, 04/01/2020

Happy April! Special Series: Today we will be focusing on the funds that were allocated to economic development and housing stability in the CARES Act. The CARES Act includes $5 billion is provided for the Community Development Block Grant program to enable nearly 1,240 states, counties, and cities to rapidly respond to COVID-19 and the ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 03/31/2020

COVID-19 Update 03/31/2020

Federal  Special Series: All this week, Bellevue Strategies will be going into depth on certain sections of the CARES and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that were passed at the federal level. Today, we will focus on changes to unemployment compensation.  FFCRA allowed states greater access to emergency funds to provide unemployment compensation to ... Read More
 
Starbucks offers free coffee to COVID-19 front-line responders

Starbucks offers free coffee to COVID-19 front-line responders

Starting Wednesday, March 25, through May 3, any customer who identifies as a front-line responder to the COVID-19 outbreak will receive a tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) at no charge. The Starbucks Foundation has also pledged to donate $500,000 to support U.S. front-line responders with equal donations to Direct Relief, to support the delivery of personal protective equipment and ... Read More
 
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This attached guide will ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 03/27/2020

COVID-19 Update 03/27/2020

Federal  President Trump signs the $2 trillion CARES Act  Today President Trump signed the $2 trillion Coronavirus rescue package into law. The bipartisan legislation, referred to as the CARES Act, is the third aid package that Congress passed this month. The CARES Act is the largest rescue package in American history. This vote comes after ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 03/26/2020

COVID-19 Update 03/26/2020

Federal  Happy 80th Birthday Nancy Pelosi!  Here is a more detailed look at the Federal Stimulus Package that passed in the Senate on Wednesday, March 25th:  $150 billion relief package for States – PA receives  $4,964,000 million.  $1.5 billion to Economic Development Administration for economic adjustment assistance to revitalize local communities after the pandemic. $30 ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update (03/25/2020)

COVID-19 Update (03/25/2020)

Federal  Stimulus Bill:  The Senate passed the $2 trillion rescue package last night. The bill will not be voted in the House until Thursday.  The bill includes:  $130 billion for hospitals  Extensive oversight of a $500 billion fund for corporations including a provision that the Trump family business and any senior government official can not ... Read More