Catch up on the latest small business news, from a $50 billion government aid bill to how small businesses are making it through the pandemic.
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Welcome to another week of Merchant Maverick’s essential news roundup for small business owners. This week, reports showed hope for economic recovery in the US while new information shined a light on where workers went and how their work habits changed in 2020. Read on through for this week’s top five must-know stories for small […]
Tax season will begin on February 12 this year — instead of late January as usual — as the IRS will begin accepting returns then. The federal filing deadline is still set for April 15, however. The IRS said that the delayed start is so that the agency can “update and test its systems to reflect late-year tax changes approved by Congress.”
This week, the FTC warned small businesses to be wary of scams. Meanwhile, the PPP relaunched and sent aid to roughly 60,000 struggling businesses. Read about these stories and more in our news roundup for the week of January 22nd, 2021.
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.
In the first week of 2021, new guidance arrived for the kickstarted PPP program and data revealed how small businesses are suffering during COVID. Read on for these and more small business news stories from this week.
The second round of PPP grants $284 billion to business owners in the form of forgivable loans. As government mandates continue to keep some businesses shuttered or under strict regulations, a PPP loan could be just what you need to keep your business on track in 2021, regardless of whether or not you participated in the first round.
Congress is nailing down the details on a new stimulus package for the PPP and EIDL programs. What does it mean for your small business?
Congress is still working on stimulus funding so small businesses should get ready to tackle another round of the PPP. Read about this story and more important small business news in this week’s roundup.
The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) projects a positive future for the US bowling industry, as COVID continues and beyond. Read on for a look at how bowling alleys are surviving, and what the bowling community is doing to stay together.