MOQ involves a cost of doing business that’s not always obvious: the cost of making and shipping products. MOQ, or minimum order quantity, is an important part of buying and selling online supplies. Learn what MOQ is, why it matters, and how to calculate it.
One form of relief offered to small businesses is the Employee Retention Tax Credit. First introduced in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, this tax credit could be claimed by eligible employers on quarterly tax returns. This program was expanded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law in December 2020, making the credit accessible to more employers.
Community is one of those words that sounds like it has an obvious meaning, but in practice can mean a lot of different things. In the case of qualifying for an EIDL grant, what the SBA is talking about is your census tract. Depending on how populated your area is, there may be many census tracts within your municipality or very few. As it turns out, there are slightly different measures for businesses that are located in rural areas as opposed to metropolitan ones.
Revamped PPP and EIDL programs are set to help small businesses again, while a new SBA program is aimed to help women-led businesses. Read about these stories and more in this week’s small business news roundup.
Tired of nightly 86’ed items? Losing fresh veggies to spoilage? Learn how to manage your restaurant inventory effectively and efficiently. Whether you are new to running a restaurant or have reached a point where any inventory processes you have are not working, this article is a great starting point to help you develop or improve your restaurant inventory management.
Whether you’ve already been through the PPP application process or you’re searching for funding for the first time, this post is for you. We’re going to cover the most frequently asked questions surrounding the second round of PPP funding. We’ll cover topics such as the requirements you must meet to receive a loan, how funds can be used, and whether you can receive another PPP loan if you already received one (spoiler alert: you can!)
The new stimulus package includes special PPP loan rules for restaurants. Learn what you could get from the PPP if you own a restaurant.
With Round 2 of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ready to kick-off the second week of January for community-based lenders, businesses may be wondering where they should go to apply for a first or second draw PPP loan. For many businesses, the most natural place to apply will be their bank. Read on for a list of the top banks with which to apply for a second round PPP loan.
COVID Relief: You Could Get Partial Forgiveness, Increased SBA Guarantee, & More On 7(a) Loans & Microloans
In order to get the full eight months’ worth of forgiveness of principal and interest payments for these loans, your business will need to be in one of the industries identified by the SBA as particularly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, such as food service, accommodation, education, arts & entertainment, and personal care services.
To help shuttered live event venues stay in business long enough to return once the pandemic is over, Congress has approved a new grant program specifically targeted at businesses that host entertainment, both live and recorded.