State & Local Resources
TOMA has developed resource pages for each state in the regional association. These tool kits are designed to inform and equip exhibitors with the most important and up-to-date information help prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact. Click the state where you operate for a detailed list of state and federal resources.
Federal COVID-19 Response
Wondering which SBA program is right for you? Need an SBA Lender?
The CARES Act was signed by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. We have provided information in regards to what the law involves, FAQs, and resourceful links to access more information. More information…
SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligible theater owners can apply for disaster loans through the Small Business Administration. Click here to visit the SBA website.
Main Street Lending Facility
The Federal Reserve has unveiled the Main Street Lending Facility as well as other programs designed to support all businesses through more than $2 trillion in loans.
Press Release: Federal Reserve Takes Additional Actions
Term Sheet: Main Street New Loan Facility (PDF)
Term Sheet: Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (PDF)
Term Sheet: Paycheck Protection Program Lending Facility (PDF)
Term Sheet: Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility (PDF)
Term Sheet: Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (PDF)
Term Sheet: Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (PDF)
Families First Coronavirus Reponse Act (FFCRA)
The DOL has published guidance to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the FFCRA when it goes into effect on April 1, 2020. The guidance includes Questions and Answers addressing critical issues such the scope of the small business exemption Fact Sheet for Employees, a Fact Sheet for Employers, and two new required posters—one for federal workers and one for all other employees, as well as Questions and Answers about posting requirements, and Field Assistance Bulletin describing WHD’s 30-day non-enforcement policy.
US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Committee on Ways and Means - House of Representatives
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has compiled several resources to assist businesses including a business tracker, guidelines, and a webinar to learn more about the COVID-19 impact. Visit Site…
Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities
The Employment and Training Administration announced new guidance outlining state flexibilities in administering their unemployment insurance programs to assist Americans affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Under the guidance, federal law permits significant flexibility for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits in multiple scenarios related to COVID-19.
IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued new guidance on reporting incidences of COVID-19 infections when employees are known to have contracted the Coronavirus at the workplace. Further details on these recordkeeping procedures may be found at OSHA’s Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements page. You can also click here for more Coronavirus information and guidance from OSHA.
CDC: Resources for Businesses and Employers
The CDC has issued Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers on issues ranging from cleaning and disinfection guidance, best practices for social distancing, and strategies and recommendations that can be implemented now to respond to COVID-19. Click here for more information.