On this site, we have compiled information that can be used to help business owners navigate through these times. From loans to grants to executive orders we hope you find your answers here. Should you have any questions about these topics see the Contact Information area for ways to communicate directly with representatives from the listed agencies.
HELPFUL CONTACT INFO
Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency (866) 500-0017
Michigan Works (800) 285-WORKS
Spark's SVP: Phil Santer's cell (734) 679-7189 email@example.com
ANN ARBOR SPARK
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OF THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY: IRS
The IRS has extended the deadline to file & pay taxes to July 15, 2020. Should you for any reason need to file an extension please do so immediately to change your file by date to October 15, 2020. Learn more here.
A brief overview from the Mayo Clinic about COVID-19 can be found here.
MICHIGAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN (SBAM)
SBAM is offering daily Facebook briefings for members & non-members alike starting at 3p. They understand you may have questions & concerns related to the implications of COVID-19 has on your business. SBAM is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest rules & regulations. Have a question now? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER
Governor Whitmer has released the Executive Order that has affected us all in reference to how businesses may proceed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about the orders issued by the government, click on the topic of interest: Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation, Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (USCC)
The United States Chamber of Commerce has provided a summary of the newest bill to be passed concerning COVID-19: Summary of latest Congressional action on coronavirus response
Emergency loan guide & checklist (updated April 1, 2020)