News and Announcements
If your business is within the city limits of Santa Cruz proper, get ready because the City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Office team has crafted THREE AMAZING programs to help local businesses thrive and survive throughout the Covid-19 re-start that so many of you are navigating.
SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
WOW, GET READY!
How are documents like I-9 forms examined when the offices are closed? Learn about the deferral of examinations that take place and how to hire people while working in a remote environment.
If you're a local Santa Cruz small business navigating Covid-19, here are four BIG resources from Santa Cruz Works that need to be on your radar.
f you need to change up your business model during Covid-19, it likely needs to happen in a matter of days not weeks in order to survive.
If you are a business owner, independent contractor, self-employed worker, freelancer, or gig worker and only received a 1099 tax form last year, you are most likely eligible for PUA. You can apply for benefits starting April 28.
Small business owners MUST be in control of every penny of their cash flow right now.
In the food business? This edition of Root of the Matter features SBDC advisor, Bryce Root as he interviews our food services advisor and Northern CA's food + beverage business expert, Tom Bruce.