Resources for Businesses Impacted
Supporting Redmond Businesses:
OneRedmond Assists Redmond Businesses
OneRedmond is available to assist Redmond businesses in navigating the business-related impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Visit their resource page at OneRedmond.org/resources-in-times-of-crisis or contact OneRedmond staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experience Redmond Promotes Buying Local
Experience Redmond is encouraging the community to #BuyLocal. If your business is offering a creative solution to shopping, dining or entertainment, email the details to email@example.com and it will be shared via @ExperienceRedmond social media channels and on www.ExperienceRedmond.com. Be sure your Redmond business is registered on the business directory. If you are not already listed, register here.
Financial Resources and Tax Relief:
Employment Security Provides Benefits to Workers and Businesses
For workers and businesses, the Washington State Employment Security Department has adopted a series of emergency rules to relieve the burden of temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine including unemployment benefits. See FAQ’s and a reference guide PDF Download of scenarios and benefits available.
Small Business Administration Creates Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Washington State Department of Revenue Offers Relief for Taxpayers
Washington State Department of Revenue is offering filing extensions and penalty waivers for state-level B&O taxes. Learn more
Informational Resources For Businesses:
- Public Health – Seattle & King County Offers Pandemic Planning Guide PDF Download
- Workplace Resources and Information from State Department of Health
- Resource List for Businesses from Governor Inslee’s Office
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Interim Guide for Businesses and Employers
- Guidance for childcare administrators now available in multiple languages (King County Public Health)
- Workplace Signs to Download, Print and Post (King County Public Health)
For updates on City-related closures and cancellations, visit Redmond.gov/CurrentCancellations.