U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Paycheck Protection Program information from the U.S. Department of the Treasury
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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)
New Employer Tax Credits
Many businesses and tax-exempt entities that have been severely impacted by COVID-19 will qualify for two new employer tax credits:
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the deadline for filing U.S. income taxes has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020.
IRS info: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
The US Department of Labor has developed some guidelines for how companies can prepare the workplace for COVID-19.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Public Health Information from the CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov
The CDC interim guidance page is for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The CDC will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.
Review the CDC’s Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations for US Community Facilities with Suspected/Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
The latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)
OSHA’s website provides information and links to resources for employers and workers on preventing exposures to COVID-19.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has set up a FAQ page about their response to COVID-19, including ‘Doing Business with FEMA’.