On Tuesday, President Biden signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021, extending the program until May 31.
Why is this important?
The Paycheck Protection Program was set to expire on March 31, this bill continues the program for two additional months through May 31. In addition, the bill extends the authorization period for the PPP loans until the end of June, providing the Small Business Administration additional time to process the applications.
Governor Northam has signed the Tax Conformity legislation into law. Due to the emergency clause, the legislation goes into effect immediately and is retroactive. This means that it will not be necessary to file an extension on your taxes to accommodate the typical July legislation start date in order to
Megan Way 2021-03-25T14:54:48-04:00 March 25th, 2021|
This is part one of a four-part marketing workshop series. Join fellow local retailers as Co-Founder of Workshop Digital, Andrew Miller, shares a practical checklist to ensure your website is ready to capitalize on the increase of e-commerce sales this holiday season.
Megan Way 2020-11-18T15:37:20-05:00 November 18th, 2020|
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide helpful relief to the small business community.
Join fellow local retailers as Co-Founder of Workshop Digital, Andrew Miller, shares a practical checklist to ensure your website is ready to capitalize on the increase of e-commerce sales this holiday season.
In this marketing workshop, you’ll get a clear view of:
Ideas to increase online conversions
Practical ways to strengthen your e-commerce website
Quick e-commerce website checklist for success
8:30-9:00 am: Presentation
9:00-9:30 am: Q&A for application questions with practical answers
Megan Way 2020-10-12T14:22:30-04:00 October 12th, 2020|
The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds.
Expanded business sectors
Megan Way 2020-09-24T10:18:20-04:00 September 23rd, 2020|
Are you currently selling online or are you looking to start ramping up your online sales? RMA’s Member Relations Team is hosting a one-hour conversation with retail members, as well as a few member experts, to discuss how they
Megan Way 2020-08-05T12:06:17-04:00 August 5th, 2020|
RMA’s Member Relations Team is hosting a one hour conversation with members across all industries regarding how they have pivoted and adjusted their business models during the coronavirus pandemic. The forum will be an opportunity to hear from fellow members regarding the
Megan Way 2020-07-29T16:58:43-04:00 July 29th, 2020|
Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry has announced that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program has officially published the new regulations today in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, making the Virginia Safety and Health Code Board’s Emergency Temporary Standards effective immediately.
In a split vote, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board passed a first-in-the-nation standard to address COVID-19 in workplaces. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), the state’s version of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), now will enforce a standard
Megan Way 2020-07-16T11:41:13-04:00 July 16th, 2020|
On May 27, 2020, the House passed the PPPFA by 417-1 and the Senate approved it by unanimous consent on June 3. The new law addresses the following flaws in the original PPP program created under the CARES Act:
Megan Way 2020-06-08T16:42:31-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
As Henrico County moves into Phase 2 of reopening, the Henrico County Economic Development Authority has compiled a resource guide with key contacts in an effort to provide timely answers to questions regarding requirements, public safety, and best practices in limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The $10,000 grants are designed to provide immediate relief to businesses to help them remain in business through the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for reopening under the guidelines of Forward Virginia.
The $5 million dollars, dedicated for the grant program, will come from the federal funding Chesterfield
Megan Way 2020-06-08T13:15:36-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
The 2020 Session wrapped up on Sunday, March 8th with the General Assembly adopting the budget on Thursday, March 12th. This Session was difficult for the Retail Industry with an exorbitant amount of bills that negatively impact businesses. Below you will find a list of issues that
Megan Way 2020-06-08T11:25:03-04:00 June 8th, 2020|