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BOOKKEEPING MADE EASY


In this session, you will learn:

  • Is QuickBooks online (QBO) the best financial software for my business and its scale? 
  • What are other Bookkeeping software options?
  • What is the difference between QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks online?
  • Does QBO adapt well to all different kinds of businesses?

Virtual conference March 10, 2021 @ 5:30PM
MARCH 9, 11 and 12th
 
A FREE series of virtual sessions on a range of topics including:
 
  • Getting COVID Related Products Across the U.S. Border
  • CTPAT Overview and Updates for 2021
  • Can-Am Leadership Border Briefing
  • Immigration 101: Border-Crossing Updates from U.S. and Canada
  • Cargo Crossing 101: Best Practices for Getting Cargo into the U.S.
  • USMCA/CUSMA
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ACCESSING COMMUNITY SOLAR NEAR YOU

In this webinar, you will learn the following:

  • Overview of community solar farms and development
  • How to access the financial benefits of community solar
  • Additional benefits of community solar to businesses, government agencies and households

Webinar March 16, 2021 @ 2:00PM

Loan fund can be used for:
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Working capital (term up to 7 years)
  • Furniture and fixtures
  • Real property (term up to 15 years)

Minimum loan amount: $10,000
Interest rate: 4%
Eligible for profit businesses must employ less than 50 persons
Gross revenue: less than $1 million

This is an Equal Opportunity Program. For more information, please contact Carol Calabrese
at 518-873-9114 or ccalabrese@essexcountyida.com

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES

SMALL BUSINESSES PRIORITIZED IN PPP PROGRAM
SBA will offer PPP loans to businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors through Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5PM.
EVENT, ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES
Beginning April 2, event, arts and entertainment venues can reopen at 33 percent capacity, up to 100 people indoors and up to 200 people outdoors. If all attendees present proof of negative test prior to entry, capacity can increase up to 150 people indoors and up to 500 people outdoors. Social distancing and face coverings will be required by all attendees.
EMPIRE PANDEMIC GRANT PROGRAM
$29 million is available to support essential workers and first responders to reimburse out-of-pocket childcare, transportation, lodging and other qualifying expenses that enabled workers to perform their duties. More information coming.
SOCIAL GATHERINGS
Beginning March 22, residential gatherings of up to 25 people can be held outdoors. Indoor residential gatherings remain capped at 10 people. Also, non-residential social gatherings of up to 100 people can occur indoors and up to 200 people can occur outdoors.
RESTAURANT CAPACITY
Beginning March 19, restaurants outside of New York City, which have been operating at 50 percent capacity, can now move to 75 percent capacity. The data has shown that restaurants can operate safely and in accordance with strict health protocols at 75 percent capacity.