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Jan 12
2021

Erica Dial

Now Open - A new round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic is now open. There are different applications for businesses that are requesting a second round of funds and those that are applying for the first time. Contact your bank for further information. You can also find more information about it here (U.S. Small Business Administration - SBA). read more

Dec 09
2020

Erica Dial

Yesterday, Governor Inslee announced a 3 week extension on COVID business restrictions. He was also joined by Department of Commerce Director Lisa Brown, who announced an additional 50 Million which will double the number of Washington small businesses that will receive aid. Industries recently shut down, such as restaurants and fitness centers, as well as businesses that have been devastatingly impacted throughout the pandemic, like music and event venues, have been prioritized. Applications are open but the deadline is the FRIDAY - don't wait until then to apply. read more

Aug 17
2020

Erica Dial

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the largest financial assistance bill to date, includes provisions to help small businesses. Fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud, and phishing. For more information click on "Read Article". read more

Aug 17
2020

Erica Dial

Just a reminder about the many great resources available to businesses regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. A list with links to many of them can be found here. Click on "Read Article" to see that list. read more

Jul 20
2020

Erica Dial

For any additional PPE supplies that businesses need for re-opening, the City of Maple Valley will reimburse eligible businesses up to, however, not exceeding $300.00 per business. Please visit the Association of Washington Business PPE Connect website at www.reboundandrecovery.org/ppe-connect to locate a supplier that can assist you with your PPE needs. Note: If you purchase items directly from a supplier, please submit your receipt to the City for reimbursement. If a business doesn't have the funds available upfront to purchase the PPE supplies needed, they can submit a copy of their invoice (with the price quote) so that funds can be issued to allow the business to place their PPE order. Please submit any receipts or invoices for reimbursement to Finance2@maplevalleywa.gov Note: Your W-9 Form (Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification) and Maple Valley Business License Number (UBI number) need to be submitted along with your PPE receipts. If your organization is exempt, a UBI number is not required. Please include an Invoice Number that is generated by your organization when submitting your documents for reimbursement. read more


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