Resources for Businesses
BUSINESS SURVEY: Your Participation is Requested
Impact of COVID-19 on Shaker Heights Small Business Community
The City of Shaker Heights Economic Development Department and Shaker Heights Development Corporation (SHDC) need to hear directly from you, Shaker Heights business owners, to learn about the challenges your businesses are facing due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please take five minutes to fill out this survey to help us better understand the specific needs of your business, both during the pandemic and afterwards. Your input will help the City and SHDC identify and create helpful resources for businesses.
Please respond by Thursday, April 2.
The City of Shaker Heights is committed to helping our business community as so many of you are experiencing substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The City will continue to send updates via direct email communication to all businesses to relay relevant information about the coronavirus outbreak that is unique to businesses. A list of resources and copies of those e-newsletters are included here.
Federal Resources for Businesses
- U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Assistance
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce Combating the Coronavirus
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers from the CDC
- IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief
- Treasury, IRS and Labor announce paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave.
- OSHA has developed this interim guidance to help prevent worker exposure to COVID-19.
State Resources for Businesses
- ODJFS Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits
- ODJFS SharedWork Ohio
- Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has deferred insurance premium installment payments for March, April and May until June 1, 2020.
Local Resources for Businesses
Shaker Heights Business ENews
- March 27: Business ENews: Coronavirus Update 4
- March 24: Business ENews: Coronavirus Update 3
- March 19: Business ENews: Coronavirus Update 2
- March 16: Business ENews: Coronavirus Update
- March 13: Business ENews: March 2020
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