Small Business Support

April 16, 2020

Oregon businesses are experiencing drastic levels of economic uncertainty and instability in the face of a global public health crisis. I will fight as hard as I can to get relief to small businesses, workers, and the families and communities that rely on Oregon’s vibrant and expansive economy. Business Oregon, alongside the Oregon Employment Department, the Oregon Secretary of State, and the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services compiled the information on this page to assist Oregon small business owners, employees, and others dealing with the impacts of COVID-19: https://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has written a one-page summary on the small business Paycheck Protection Program. The program continues to generate considerable interest and questions from small business owners, and this summary covers the basics.

Report loss of revenue: As a state it is important we track the loss of revenue in our business community.  This information will affect how the state and the federal government will address future assistance.  Businesses with impacted revenue caused by COVID-19 should fill out the ‘Estimated Disaster Economic Injury Worksheet for Businesses‘ form and send to Leah Horner: Leah.Horner@oregon.gov

Check out US Senator Jeff Merkley website for support from the federal level:
https://www.merkley.senate.gov/coronavirus
Especially the section “Operation: Main Street” for up to date information on small business coronavirus relief: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/mainstreet

 

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