Covid-19 Resources for Businesses and Individuals / Families

Covid-19 Resources for Businesses and Individuals / Families

Businesses:

Small Business Administration: The SBA has several programs and initiatives to assist small businesses. (https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19)

Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism: DBEDT also has links out to the SBA resources, as well as other local resources.  (https://invest.hawaii.gov/business/covid-19-hawaii-business-resource-page/)

Contractors:

COVID-19 Job Site Best Practices (https://www.prp-hawaii.com/vancouver-british-columbia-successfully-connects-two-integrated-communites-along-the-stanley-park-seawall/)

Each of the four counties may have different regulations, and there are regulations for interisland travel for contractors with jobs on each island:

Individuals and Families:

Direct Tax Payments and Tax Relief: State and federal taxes deadlines have been extended and many individuals will be eligible for a one-time payment starting April 15. (https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments)

Paid Leave for Employees: Employees who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible for two types of paid leave. (https://www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus/paid-leave-employees)

Homeowners or Renters: Both homeowners and renters may qualify for relief (https://www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus/assistance-for-homeowners-and-renters)

Veterans: There are various resources for veterans including veteran-owned businesses, employees, etc.(https://www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus/veterans)

Unemployment: There are both state (https://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/)  and federal resources (https://www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus/unemployment-insurance) regarding unemployment for employees.

Other Government Resources:



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