LIVE HERE, WORK HERE, PLAY HERE

BILLIARD/POOL HALLS APPROVED

Can open March 5, 2021 noting:
  • Halls are restricted to 50 percent capacity
  • Masks will be required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking.
  • Mandatory social distancing must be enforced, or physical barriers between parties of patrons/players must be installed.
  • Each party must be assigned to a table to avoid comingling.
  • Staff must rigorously clean and disinfect any rented or shared equipment between use.
WEDDINGS/CATERED EVENTS APPROVED

Can open March 15, 2021 noting:
  • Venues are restricted to 50 capacity, with no more than 150 people per event.
  • All patrons must be tested prior to the event.
  • Sign-in with contact information required to assist with potential contact tracing.
  • Venues must notify local health departments of large events, above the social gathering limit, in advance.
  • Masks will be required at all times except when seated and eating or drinking.
  • Ceremonial and socially-distanced dancing allowed under strict guidelines.

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
SBA PRIORITIZES SMALL BUSINESSES IN PPP PROGRAM
The Biden-Harris Administration further demonstrated the commitment to racial and gender equity, reaching low and moderate-income, rural, urban, and other underserved areas. The SBA will have a 14-day exclusivity period which started on February 24, 2021.

  • Exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees
  • Allow sole proprietors, independent contractors, and self-employed individuals to receive more financial support by revising the PPP’s funding formula for these categories of applicants
COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY PROGRAM
Program is for working capital needs that relate directly to economic injury as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic or equipment and facility upgrades necessary to comply with heightened safety and social distancing protocols (such as expansion of outdoor dining space or upgrading ventilation systems). Deadline is May 1, 2021.

Loans are $25,000 - $150,000

Additional terms include:
  • 1.9% fixed interest rate
  • First 12-months interest-only payments
  • Up to 84-month term available
  • No application fee or closing costs
  • Must show job retention
  • Sufficient collateral, repayment ability and personal guarantee required

For more info contact Carol Calabrese at (518) 873-9114 or by email ccalabrese@essexcountyida.com 

Does Your Small Business Need Financing?
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