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Covid-19 Resources


NEWS ALERT/UPDATE

We at Buckingham Business Advisors understand that the threat of COVID-19 is affecting many of our small business and individual clients. Though we have had to take many precautions within our company, we did not suspend or close operations and are committed to continuing to service our clients. We are currently scheduling in-office meetings or we can communicate via phone, video, or email.

We are here to help answer questions you have that may be related to how we can securely and safely share information with each other, how to seek SBA assistance with either deferring payments on an existing loan or considering a new loan, taxes, and how to address unemployment benefit options for yourself or your employees. We have pulled together the following resources to help aid our clients during this time:

IRS Tax Relief
https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

SBA – Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
(PPP Loans, EIDL Loans, SBA Debt Relief, and Shuttered Venue Operators Grant)
https://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

SBA – Disaster Loan Assistance – 3-Step Loan Process
https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

CDC Guidance for Business/Employers
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/workplaces-businesses/index.html 

Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Resource Hub
https://unemploymenthelp.ohio.gov 

State of the Virus in Ohio
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home

Families First Coronavirus Response Act
https://sbshrs.adpinfo.com/covid19-stimulus-package

CARES Act Package for Ohio

On October 26, 2020, Governor DeWine announced a CARES Act package for the state of Ohio that included provisions for new grants for Ohio small business owners. There were also additional programs for individuals who we behind on rent, mortgage payments and/or some utilities.  The applications for those funds were accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and began on Monday, November 2, 2020.  Please see below for additional information:

Small Business Relief Grant
The application period has closed. If you have already applied and would like to check the status of your application, please click the link provided.
https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/pdf/10292020-Small-business-relief-grant.pdf 

Home Relief Grant
Available for individuals behind on rent, mortgage, water/sewer and utility bills dating back to March 13, 2020. Assistance is available through December 31, 2021.
https://businesshelp.ohio.gov

Montgomery County CARES Act

Montgomery County has set aside $40 million for the county’s small businesses to assist them recover losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The application period has closed.  If you have already applied and would like to check the status of your application, please click the link provided. 
https://mcobiz.com/cares-grants/cares-grant-application-small-business/