Business Information Sources during the Coronavirus Pandemic


Federal Business Resources


The U.S. Department of Labor The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus (also known as novel coronavirus), including

  • Workplace Safety
  • Wages, Hours, and Leave
  • Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities
  • News Links and more

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has prepared the downloadable packet: Coronavirus Emergency Loans: Small Business Guide and Checklist.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is collecting information to make a loan under the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to the qualified entities listed in this application that are impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

Updated daily, with real-world funding, resources, and support for small business owners adapting to the impacts of coronavirus.

Senate Finance Committee members release FAQ about the stimulus payments.


PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

To apply for forgiveness of your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, you (the Borrower) must complete this application as directed in these instructions, and submit it to your Lender (or the Lender that is servicing your loan). Borrowers may also complete this application electronically through their Lender.

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

PPP payroll calculator for loan forgiveness

Your business just received a loan through the Payroll Protection Program. When the government set up the program, they said these loans could be forgiven under certain conditions. What are those conditions and how can you tell whether you have met them? [ FULL ARTICLE ]

PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculator

PPP payroll calculators for loan application

The PPP provides three scenarios for calculating maximum loan amounts depending on how long the business has been in operation and whether it’s seasonal. You can add all three to your COVID-19 resource library. They’re designed so that your client can complete them following the steps outlined in the calculator.

PPP Loan Calculator – Non-seasonal & In business 2/15/19 – 6/30/19
This calculator will apply for most businesses that operated in 2019.

PPP Loan Calculator – Nonseasonal & NOT in business 2/15/19 – 6/30/19
This calculator will apply for new businesses.

PPP Loan Calculator – Seasonal business
This calculator will apply for clients that don’t operate year-round.

Ohio Business Resources


Employer Relief from COVID-19 2020 Employer Dividend

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has asked the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the economic impact of COVID-19 on Ohio’s economy and business community.

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Board of Directors today approved to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Ohio’s economy and business community.

Ohio is calling on manufacturers who want to repurpose their manufacturing equipment to produce desperately needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our frontline healthcare providers.

Find full information at:

The links at Ohio Resources for Economic Support will connect Ohioans with local, state, and federal resources and funds for the following impacted categories:

  • Individuals and families: unemployment resources, health insurance relief, school meals and more.
  • Small businesses and non-profits: economic disaster loan program, bar and restaurant relief, daycare ratio updates and more.

Georgia Business Resources


The Georgia Department of Labor has resources available for filing for unemployment during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Indiana Business Resources


The Indiana Department of Labor has resources available to residents of Indiana.

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