August 2021 | Important Dates & What's New
Happy August! Check out the list below to see important dates that you may want to jot down:
August 25, 2021
Monthly DOR Filers: Excise Tax Return — DOR
Monthly City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
Paycheck Protection Program Direct Forgiveness Portal
Starting August 4, 2021
The SBA is launching an online portal that allows small businesses who borrowed a PPP loan of $150,000 or less through participating lenders to apply for forgiveness. Learn more here.
Summer Activation Grant
September application period: August 6 - August 27, 2021
The Summer Activation Grant provides businesses in Downtown Bellingham micro-grants to engage the community when activities and experiences. This may include musical performances, DJs, classes temporary installations, or other creative experiences. Learn more here.
Expanded Paid Leave Credits
Available for leave taken beginning April 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021
Paid leave credits are now available to employees who take time off to care for a family or household member or certain other individuals obtaining or recovering from a COVID-19 immunization. Self-employed individuals may claim comparable credits on their return. Learn more here.
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