Covid-19 Resources | Bellingham, WA
Updated: February 25, 2021
With the increasing news and concern regarding COVID-19, Summit Bookkeeping is actively monitoring the situation and acting in the best interest of our employees, clients, and community. To help small businesses during this time, we’ve compiled a list of resources to provide guidance and assistance.
We will be updating this list as we find new resources. If there are any additional resources you are aware of, please let us know! We hope to make this list as useful as possible for everyone in our community.
Q&A on coronaviruses (WHO)
Washington State Resources
Washington State Health Department
Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)
Employment Security Department (ESD)
Department of Revenue (DOR)
Department of Commerce
Whatcom County Resources
Whatcom County Health Department
[Open] Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
New! Applications are currently only available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors from Wednesday, February 24 through Wednesday March 10, 2021. The second round of PPP loans resumed on January 11, 2021 at 9am ET. Part of the CARES Act, the PPP is a loan designed to provide incentive for small businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The deadline for the second PPP loan is March 31, 2021.
[Open] COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
Small businesses in Whatcom County that are suffering substantial economic injury as a result of Coronavirus can apply for an SBA Disaster Assistance loan and the EIDL Advance of up to $10,000. Applications reopened for small businesses on June 15th, 2020.
Learn More (SBA)
WECU Business Relief Options
WECU is offering local businesses business relief options, including the PPP loan, for those impacted by the Coronavirus. Existing WECU Business Members will receive priority for loan support.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The CARES Act provides assistance for American workers, families, and small businesses. Learn more about how the CARES Act Provides Assistance to Small Businesses (US Treasury)
We’re in this Together
At Summit Bookkeeping, we are committed to providing our clients and community with the resources they need to grow their business and navigate through complex situations. If you have any additional questions for us during this time, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We will continue to remain open and available for assistance at this time. Please leave your questions and comments using the form below.