COVID-19

Tips on finding funding and avoiding predatory lending during COVID-19

With state-mandated lockdowns and business closures, small business owners across the country are struggling to pay employees, rent, overhead costs and more. Now more than ever, it is important to be wary of predatory lenders as you seek out capital to keep your business afloat. Our guide to avoiding predatory lending includes guidelines for applying for PPP and EIDL, a checklist to determine if a loan is predatory and an outline of the Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights.

This document has been translated into Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Burmese, Khmer, Hmong, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Bhutanese, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Thai, Lao, Tagalog, Samoan, Tongan and Marshallese in partnership with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific Americans Community Development with a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

Crédito Fiscal de Licencia Pagada por COVID-19 para Pequeñas Empresas

El Plan de Rescate Estadounidense proporciona asistencia en forma de créditos fiscales para pequeños empleadores que brindan tiempo libre remunerado a los empleados, por situaciones relacionadas con la vacunación o enfermedad por COVID-19. Los propietarios de pequeñas empresas pueden reclamar estos créditos en sus impuestos trimestrales, pero la fecha límite para presentar la declaración está a la vuelta de la esquina. Esto es lo que necesita saber para determinar si su pequeña empresa es elegible y cómo beneficiarse de estos créditos fiscales.

COVID-19 Paid Leave Tax Credit for Small Businesses

The American Rescue Plan provides assistance in the form of tax credits to small employers who provide paid time off to employees for situations related to COVID-19 vaccination or illness. Small business owners may claim these credits on their quarterly taxes, but the deadline to file is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know to determine if your small business is eligible and how to benefit from these tax credits.

Crédito de Retención de Empleados para las pequeñas empresas

El gobierno federal creó el Crédito de Retención de Empleados (ERC por sus siglas en inglés) en respuesta a los efectos perjudiciales de la pandemia COVID-19 en las pequeñas empresas. Como parte de la Ley de CARES, el ERC ofrece créditos fiscales para alentar a más empresas a retener empleados durante la pandemia como una medida temporal. 

A continuación encontrará más información sobre el crédito fiscal y sus requisitos de elegibilidad.

Employee Retention Credit for small businesses

The federal government created the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) in response to the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses. As part of the CARES Act, the ERC offers tax credits to encourage more businesses to retain employees during the pandemic, as a temporary measure.

Learn more about the tax credit and its eligibility requirements. 

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