The Small Business Administration (SBA) released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application along with detailed instructions on May 15, 2020. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans.
Recently, unemployment fraud has spiked amidst this COVID-induced economic downturn. Fraudsters are creating state accounts using previously stolen social security numbers and residency addresses to file for state unemployment.
On May 12, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a plan that will allow more businesses to open and more people to be active in public while still slowing and preventing the spread of COVID-19.
King County Residents are directed to wear a face covering when in any outdoor or public space where they may be within six feet of someone with whom they do not live.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released interim guidance that may help prevent workplace exposure to COVID-19 and maintain healthy business operations.
On May 4th 2020, Governor Inslee released a four-phased approach to safely reopening Washington’s economy while reducing risk to vulnerable populations and preserving healthcare system capacity.
As part of “Safe Start Washington,” the state government’s phased approach to safely reopening the economy, Governor Inslee released a business checklist to establish clear requirements that everyone can understand and apply.
Inslee Signs New COVID-19 Order for Phased Re-Opening of Washington’s Economy Read the full proclamation here
Washington Governor Jay Inslee Creates Protection for High-Risk Employees During COVID-19 Read the full proclamation here
Read the full proclamation here