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¿Es elegible para el Programa de protección de cheques de pago? Este seminario web bajo demanda sirve como una descripción general de alto nivel del programa, condiciones de préstamo y condonación y explica paso a paso cómo completer una aplicación con el Consejo Nacional de Desarrollo (NDC).

Durante las últimas dos semanas, la Administración de Biden-Harris ha realizado varios cambios en el programa, ampliando los requisitos de elegibilidad entre otros cambios diseñados para llegar a las empresas más pequeñas de nuestras comunidades. Este seminario web está diseñado específicamente para propietarios de pequeñas empresas que hablan espanol. Los participantes:

  1. aprenderán sobre los requisitos de elegibilidad
  2. recibirán asesoramiento sobre cómo garantizar que el proceso de solicitud de PPP se desarrolle sin problemas
  3. tendrán la oportunidad de obtener respuestas a preguntas del personal de NDC que actúa como prestamistas y proveedores de asistencia técnica

El último día para obtener un Número de préstamo de la SBA es actualmente el miércoles 31 de marzo. Para permitir el tiempo adecuado para el procesamiento, NDC recomienda encarecidamente que las nuevas solicitudes se envíen antes de las 11:59 p.m.EDT del 22 de marzo. ¡No pierda la oportunidad de solicitar este importante apoyo financiero!

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This on-demand Spanish webinar provides a high-level overview of the program, eligibility requirements, and loan terms/forgiveness, and explains step by step how to apply with the National Development Council.

Over the last couple of weeks, the Biden-Harris Administration has made several changes to the program, expanding eligibility requirements amongst other changes designed to reach the smallest business in our communities. This webinar is specifically designed for Spanish-speaking small business owners. Participants will:

  1. learn about eligibility guidelines
  2. get advice on how to ensure the PPP application process goes smoothly
  3. have the opportunity to get questions answered from NDC staff serving as lenders and technical assistance providers

The last date to get an SBA Loan Number is currently Wednesday, March 31. To allow enough time for processing, NDC highly recommends that new applications be submitted before 11:59 PM EDT on March 22. Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for this important financial support!

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Safe Start guidance (Washington State)
  1. Safe Start Washington plan  
    What you need to know 
  2. Industry-specific guidance 
  3. Free safety consultations for businesses  (Labor and Industries)

Visit King County’s Safe Start page.

New unemployment benefits

As of Saturday, April 18, Washington is making unemployment benefits available to people who are self-employed or independent contractors. See recommended steps for filing for unemployment benefits under “Employment Insurance Benefits (unemployment)” below.

New state unemployment benefits  

This Farm King County page lists and links to grants, loans, relief programs such as payment delays or late fee forgiveness, and resources and services for emergency planning.

Be prepared before you apply, and expect delays in speaking to someone in person.

Key steps to prepare and apply:

  1. Stay up to date. If you haven’t already, sign up for COVID-19 action alerts from the Washington State Employment Security Department.
  2. Check your eligibility. Learn more about your eligibility and when to apply for benefits using the new eligibility checker. We are encouraging those eligible for regular unemployment to apply now, and newly eligible to wait until after April 18.
  3. Get ready to apply. Download the application checklist and read about your application process.
  4. You’ll need a Secure Access Washington (SAW) account in order to apply.
King County Economic Development Task Force

Past webinars

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications (1/27/2021)

Small Business Tax Basics (11/6/2020)

Technical Assistance Program for Businesses (8/7/2020)

Protecting the health and safety of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic (6/5/2020)