In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, we are gathering the reliable resources available for small businesses and freelancers. If you have a link you think should be included, please email it to sherry@amplifiedconcepts.com

To help walk you through the CARES Act, take a look at the guide and checklist provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

If you are struggling to pay your Student Loans during this crisis,  read about your options to get a break from payments and interest.

Are you set up as a small business? Here is the extensive list of SBA resources.

Department of Labor’s Unemployment Benefits Finder.

IRS Q&A about the extension on 2019 taxes.

Check the status of your stimulus payment. 

How much will the government be sending you? How will you receive it? What about taking money out of your retirement fund right now? Are your current charitable contributions tax deductible?  Click here for answers provided by the accounting firm used by Amplified Concepts. 

Are you eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program?

“The sum of payments of any compensation to or income of a sole proprietor or independent contractor that is a wage, commission, income, net earnings from self-employment, or similar compensation and that is in an amount that is not more than $100,000 in one year, as pro-rated for the covered period.” Click here for answers provide by the accounting firm used by Amplified Concepts.  

Can I file for unemployment if I am a business owner? by LegalZoom

If you are having a hard time paying rent go to Don’t Get Kicked Out for resources. 

Legal webinar Morris, Manning, and Martin What Employers Need to Know”

Small Business Grants

Salesforce Care

Small Business Loan Information

Tips for finding the right lender relationship by Bloomberg

Small business loan options by creditcard.com

 

From Tech Companies

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Google Small Business Crisis Response

Industry Specific

Writers are supporting writers with a variety of funds.

Here are some additional resources from Springboard for the Arts.

Freelancers Union has set up a relief fund.

If you have been an Uber Driver and need help, here is their guide to COVID-19.

Location Specific

Georgia Unemployment Relief for gig workers

Atlanta Relief Fund

Nashville Response Fund

Is your Business ReOpening?

Below are some examples of how companies are safely resuming business.

CDC Guidelines

Office Spaces

Atlanta Tech Village

Grocery Stores

Costco

Hair Salons

Pair Studios

Don’t forget to wash your hands and wear a mask.

Wear a Mask