Small Business Association (SBA)
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Managing through and building resilience during the COVID-19 outbreak with Facebook Business Resource:
Interim Guidance for Businesses and EmployersPress Release 3/27/2020: Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo today announced an agreement to extend the 2019 state individual income tax filing and payment deadline from April 15 to July 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This income tax relief is automatic and taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms to qualify. Individuals with questions or concerns regarding taxes can contact the Massachusetts Department of Revenue at (617) 887-6367 or send a secure e-message through MassTaxConnect.
Other Resources for Associations and Chambers that are useful for all businesses:
Business Continuity Planning
Communicate with Employees (CDC)
With Coronavirus dominating the news, now is a good time to communicate with your employees. The CDC provides this interim guidance to help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks of COVID-19. Let your employees know you are monitoring the situation and share best practices for prevention and treatment.
Resilience in a Box
Developed in partnership with The UPS Foundation, Resilience in a Box is based on best practices and designed to educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience.
US Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber has compiled CDC’s coronavirus recommendations for businesses and workers across the country. We continue to encourage American businesses to follow data-based guidance from the CDC and state and local officials. Within the toolkit, you’ll find a sharable graphics based on the CDC’s latest guidance for businesses and employees. We encourage you to share share these assets on social media, websites, and other channels, and send them to your colleagues and employees.