COVID-19 – Small Business Resources
Updated with Resources and Support for Small Businesses Adapting to the Challenges of Coronavirus
COVID-19 has impacted every business in some way, and ecommerce businesses are no different – from disrupted supply chains to social distancing adherence to delayed order fulfilment.
ShipRush recognizes the need to provide updated information and assistance to entrepreneurs however possible. To that end, we have created this resource center that includes information regarding both financial information, loan resources as well as general guidance for small businesses during this crisis.
We encourage you to bookmark this page and to check back often for updated information regarding these assistance programs.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is providing real-time updates and coverage on the business impact of Covid-19 as well as a suite of guides and resources for businesses struggling during this uncertain time.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing an expansive hub for small business guidance and loan resources – detailing both federal and local assistance programs available to small business owners.
As part of the CARES ACT, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Small Business Administration has implemented the Paycheck Protection Program, providing small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits.
The IRS has begun offering tax relief and economic impact payments, as well as general tax help, for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations and others affected by coronavirus.
American Express has launched a new digital platform to bring together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during this crisis and beyond.
Offering live, and now remote, mentoring and advice from small business experts, SCORE is assisting small business owners impacted by COVID-19 and facing uncertainty and confusion while trying to protect their businesses.
Understanding the confusion many small businesses are facing, Legal Shield has established a knowledge center providing answers to some of the most pressing questions and issues raised by coronavirus.
Lawyers for Good Government has announced a nationwide project to assist small businesses. Joined by 30+ law firms across the country, L4GG is offering pro bono legal assistance as well as clinics to advise small business owners on stimulus bill benefits and coronavirus-related legal issues.
Tools & Productivity
Helping keep businesses running and people working in this uncertain time, PandaDoc has developed and introduced a new Free eSign plan, a free eSignature solution so that business owners don’t have to work about how to collect signatures remotely.
To help address the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized business, health organizations and governments, Google has committed $800 million, including $340 million in Google Ads credits to all SMBs with active accounts.