Plans for Recovery and How to Return to Work

As the COVID-19 curve appears to be flatting somewhat, people are starting to think about and plan for coronavirus recovery and how to return to work.  The basic outlines of plans are starting to take shape.  As we hear details, we will post them h… Read More
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Federal Reserve’s Main Street New Loan Facility

On 4/9/2020, the Federal Reserve announced a new $2.3 trillion loan package. The Fed will work through banks to offer four-year loans to companies of up to 10,000 employees, and directly lend to state governments and populous counties and cities to… Read More
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COVID-19 Business Grants

In addition to the $10,000 EIDL grant, we are aware of the following other public and private grants.  We will add to this list as we learn of other options.  Please contact us to let us know of grant opportunities. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Fo… Read More
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COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in Commercial Leases

April 6, 2020 By: Natalya Belonozhko Coronavirus (COVID-19) and governments’ orders to close non-essential businesses in Oregon and Washington have impacted businesses’ ability to operate in their leased spaces and pay rent under their commercia… Read More
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Federal, Oregon, & Washington COVID-19 Resources

In addition to the CARES Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, unemployment, and tax guidance we have collected the following additional nationwide business resources: What federal government agencies are doing in response to COVID-19  CDC Interim G… Read More
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COVID-19 Real Estate Resources

Evictions, Foreclosures, & Forbearance 80% of jobs lost to coronavirus recession were blue collar jobs, so we’re seeing the biggest impact in inability to pay in residential rentals and commercial rents and mortgages of non-essential businesses… Read More
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Taxes During COVID-19

On March 20, 2020, the IRS announced that the tax filing date has moved from April 15 to July 15.  Business and individual taxpayers will not be subject to additional interest and penalties on amounts due for 2019.  The first quarterly tax payment… Read More
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COVID-19 Unemployment Resources

Lots of the rules have changed. So, apply early, apply often, and don’t assume you don’t qualify.  There are several unemployment related changes described in the CARES Act 80% of jobs lost were blue collar jobs In Washington: 1-833-572-8400 W… Read More
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Family Medical Leave During COVID-19

The federal government enacted H.R. 6201: Families First Corona Virus Response Act (FFCRA), which expands family and medical leave.    Applies to employers with less than 500 employees Only April 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020 Temporary regulations… Read More
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CARES Act Resources

Updated  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) – a $2 trillion aid package – became law on March 27, 2020.  Some called it the “Stimulus Package.”  It provides loans, grants, unemployment, tax relief, pay… Read More
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