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State Income Tax Deadlines Extended for COVID-19 Relief

Posted: April 7, 2020

State income tax deadlines have been extended to July 15 following the automatic federal extension.

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Assistance for Small Businesses – April 5th Update

Posted: April 5, 2020

A Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is created with a $350 Billion funding. This program will provide small businesses and other entities with loans up to $10 million.

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What Government Actions to Address COVID-19 Really Mean For Employers

Posted: April 1, 2020

Congress enacted three bills in three weeks – the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – designed to address the public health emergency caused by the spread of COVID-19.

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Chicago and Illinois Small Business Assistance Available

Posted: April 1, 2020

The city of Chicago is establishing a $100 million Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund.
Illinois businesses outside of Chicago are eligible for the Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund.

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Small Business Assistance

Posted: March 27, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is currently going through Congress, the information below comes from the version passed by the Senate. It has not yet been voted on by the House of Representatives. Discussions are still ongoing.

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Stay on Top of “Stay At Home” – A List of Statewide Orders, as of March 27, 2020

Posted: March 27, 2020

This post, current as of March 27, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT), identifies the states where “stay at home” orders are effective or pending. We will update the list regularly but expect it will become outdated quickly as new announcements are made.

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