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Short-term Extension of Property Tax

April 17, 2021

A short-term extension of property tax may be a bit of relief for certain businesses. Businesses that can show a loss of a quarter of their revenues due to Covid can apply for the extension. Additionally, qualifying businesses will not need to pay penalties or interest. To request an extension and a payment plane, be…

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Roll Back Relief Grants Pierce County

April 15, 2021

Roll back relief grants are now available to qualifying businesses and non profits. On Friday, April 16, restrictions rolled back to Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington Reopening. That means reducing capacity for indoor activities back down to 25%. These restrictions significantly impact businesses such as restaurants and gyms. Pierce County has created a grant…

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South Sound Business Summit

April 11, 2021

May 3, 2021 – May 7, 2021Businesses need help, that is why this year, it’s FREEwww.southsoundbusinesssummit.com SIGN UP FOR FREE HERE   6th Annual Event Hear from five amazing local leaders by email…FREE WHAT IS THE EVENT? Created in 2015, The South Sound Business Summit’s purpose is to support the South Puget Sound’s (South King, Pierce and Thurston County)…

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Risk of Rolling Back to Phase 2

April 9, 2021

There’s a risk of rolling back to phase 2 this coming Monday. Both the DOH and the governors office expressed concerns about a roll back for 3 counties, including Pierce. The Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery plan evaluates risks for each individual county. Measurements will be evaluated on Monday, April 12, and any change in…

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ScaleUp: The Rebuild Edition

April 9, 2021

Small businesses looking to grow despite Covid should consider ScaleUp: The Rebuild Edition. This program is a partnership between WA Department of Commerce and Thurston Economic Development Council. It offers 2-hour online classes once a week. Sessions last for 8 weeks. Up to 100 small businesses can participate. The training provided is valued at $1,599.…

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Tideflats Visioning

April 7, 2021

What’s your tideflats visioning? What would you like to see in the Tideflats Subarea Plan? How do you think the Tideflats should look and function 20 years from now? Thinking toward the future, what would you like to preserve, create, and change about the Tideflats?  Take this survey! Your answers are anonymous and it only…

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Tax Credit Up to $33,000

April 4, 2021

How does a Tax Credit of up to $33,000 per employee sound? The expansion of the employee tax credit could mean that for your business. But like so many of the programs that are out there to help business through the pandemic, a lot of questions surround it. NFIB is offering a free webinar on…

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Vaccine Eligibility April 15

April 2, 2021

Vaccine eligibility extends to all Washington residents on April 15. Well over a million people in Washington are fully vaccinated. More have received one dose, but plenty are still eager for their turn. My college aged daughters are among them. The anticipated date moved up, in part due to an uptick in cases, which could…

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PPP Extension

March 31, 2021

The Economic Development Board sent a letter about PPP extension to us here at the chamber. Don’t fear if you haven’t yet applied for PPP. The deadline has been extended. Last month, Congress extended the PPP deadline until the end of May. Eligible businesses have extended time to submit their applications. Lenders have more time…

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Extended Deferment for EIDL

March 28, 2021

For those worried about paying back loans, an extended deferment for the EIDL has been announced. The U.S. Small Business Administration announced this for all disaster loans, including the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. All SBA disaster loans made in 2020 will have a first payment due date extended from 12-months to 24-months from the date…

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2018 54th AVE E
Fife, WA 98424

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