COVID-19 resource center
Access crucial guidance for small businesses
The economic ramifications of COVID-19 continue to evolve. At Thomson Reuters, we hope this simple collection of resources will help small businesses make important decisions during this unprecedented time.
On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (2021 CAA) was signed into law. The 2021 CAA extends the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through March 31, 2021, provides additional funding for Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) grants, and offers other economic relief to small businesses. Updates will be provided as further guidance is released.
Get an overview of small business relief
Understand the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Practical Law Resource
Business Reopening and Return to Work Checklist
Review Practical Law's checklist of considerations for businesses as they reopen. Addresses employers' legal and regulatory obligations, including social distancing, workplace modifications and other accommodations.
In Depth: Key Considerations for Reopening
Access articles that discuss how to reopen while avoiding legal liability and financial pitfalls, from keeping customers and employees safe, to understanding what business insurance does and doesn't cover.
Bankruptcy and Small Business: A Practical Course for Newcomers
In partnership with Wake Forest Law, Thomson Reuters is offering a free 15-hour course designed to educate business owners facing bankruptcy and the advisors who are tasked to help them. The complete 15-hour course is divided into 5 programs.
The CARES Act: The Unique Role the GAO Plays in Overseeing Trillions of Taxpayer Dollars
Learn about the key findings of the Congressionally-mandated oversight reports of the CARES Act, engagement with other oversight bodies, and lessons learned so far, as Congress considers the next Stimulus package.
Recording from August 5, 2020 webinar
Legal Woes? Some Advice from the Pros at Thomson Reuters
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, business owners face new legal issues and questions. Some may be obvious, but others are not. This fast paced, fact-packed webinar recording provides viewers an overview of key legal issues and how to best deal with them.
Recording from July 8, 2020 webinar
How to Develop a Reopening Strategy That Avoids Liability
States have begun to lift measures that ordered Americans to stay home and businesses to close in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While this is a welcome relief for many small business owners, reopening doesn't mean it will be a return to business as usual.
May 22, 2020
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This page was created by Thomson Reuters legal and tax experts to assist your small business. For further in-depth coverage, access free COVID materials via the following Thomson Reuters platforms.
The following agencies and websites provide information on economic relief available for small businesses dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic
Private organizations and mutual aid groups are also offering grants and support to small businesses throughout the crisis. There is no central directory for all of these programs. However, many federal, state, and local representatives are maintaining lists of programs available to their districts and constituent businesses.
Thomson Reuters is proud to partner with the following organizations committed to supporting small businesses now and into the future.