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Posted on: May 18, 2020

IRS offering tax credits to businesses affected by COVID-19

The IRS is offering tax credits for businesses affected by COVID-19. These credits offer eligible businesses reimbursement for paid sick leave and family leave taken related to the COVID-19 situation, as well as incentives to keep employees on their payro...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance available in Ohio

Ohioans can now apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), a new federal program that covers many more categories of workers than the traditional unemployment program.

Those who believe they may be eligible should visit pua.unemployment.ohio.gov and...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 6, 2020

NOTICE: Paycheck Protection Program resumes for eligible small businesses

As a result of the adoption of the Enhancement Act, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. Businesses with fewer than 500 employees are elig...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Businesses: Our Economic Development Department is here to help

The City of Westlake is committed to helping our local businesses find the resources they need to navigate the difficult circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent directives from state and federal officials, including Governor Mike D...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Aid Available For Businesses, Employees Affected By COVID-19

Many employees and businesses impacted by Governor Mike DeWine’s decision to close Ohio bars and restaurants to in-house patrons indefinitely are eligible for certain aid geared toward helping them offset resulting financial hardship they may ex...

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Economic Development