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Maryland chose worst possible time to enact digital small business tax

The economy is in COVID-19 turmoil. Business closures, event cancellations and quarantines are crushing small businesses nationwide. With Gov. Hogan...

April 13, 2020

Keeping Commerce Connected & Protected
Balancing Worker Safety With Supply Chain Stability

The world is in the midst of an economic and cultural fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The complexity of social distancing and the resulting stagnation of world markets has shown a spotlight on the importance of access to digital resources and marketplaces – particularly for American small businesses. In this new light, we should not…

April 8, 2020

Tiny Digital Businesses Play Key Role in Local Economies, Study Says

A new study examines the millions of small digital businesses. They could help many communities weather the economic blow from the coronavirus outbreak...

April 7, 2020

What You Need to Know About SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program Loans

To help small businesses navigate the affects of COVID-19, the Department of the Treasury released guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program at the SBA – fully forgiven loans that pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits.  Please note that this situation is evolving rapidly: demand for these loans is anticipated to be massive…

April 3, 2020

Digital Marketplaces Step Up For Small Businesses During COVID-19

Coronavirus is taking a heavy toll on small businesses worldwide. As state officials issue emergency “non-essential business” closures to contain the pandemic, many small business owners have needed to adapt to online-only offerings or else shutter completely. Online platforms are now becoming consumers’ primary point of purchase – and thankfully, digital marketplaces are doing their part…

March 27, 2020

Coronavirus Resources & Guidance For Small Businesses

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, small businesses are taking the brunt of the economic hit, with some owners losing thousands – and even hundreds of thousands – of dollars a month in revenue.  Thankfully, the government and other organizations are quickly pulling together resources to help small businesses find relief.  In addition to those provided in…

March 20, 2020

3C’s Charleston Roundtable: Sharing #SmallBiz concerns and digital solutions

On March 10th, we hosted our largest small business roundtable event to date in Charleston, South Carolina. Business owners from across the region joined representatives from Rep. Joe Cunningham’s office and the local SBA office for a discussion on various small business issues hosted at the COMMUNITY, a female-founded retail collective and community workshop. The…

March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: What small businesses can do to prepare

The spread of coronavirus has understandably left many on edge—and many small business owners wondering what, if anything, they should be doing. What can they do to prepare? What should they do to respond to employee concerns today? What will they need to keep in mind if the virus spreads to their own place of…

March 12, 2020

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