Help for Businesses
OHIO OFFICE OF SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF
The Ohio Office of Small Business Relief can help you navigate state assistance.
Thanks to the CARES Act, additional monies are available for businesses in the travel economy. Thanks also to our friends at US Travel who put together much of the information presented here.
US Travel provides the following resources for understanding options available for your business through the CARES Act.
- Navigating the CARES Act for DMOs Webinar Recording (4/9)
- Webinar 3/30 CARES Act Program Summaries
- CARES Act FAQ (Updated 4/17/20)
- US Travel COVID-19 Resource Page
- Relief for Airports and Community Block Grants (Updated 4/16/20)
- Payroll Tax Relief
IF YOU ARE A: Small Business that meets SBA size standards (any businesses that have 500 or less employees
IF YOU ARE A: Mid-sized Business or Nonprofit (generally 500-10,000 employees)
IF YOU ARE A: 501(c)(3) Nonprofit
IF YOU ARE A: 501(c)(4) Nonprofit
IF YOU ARE A: 501(c)(6) Nonprofit
IF YOU ARE A: 501(c)(7) Nonprofit
IF YOU ARE A: 501(c)(19) Nonprofit
IF YOU ARE A: Political Subdivision, State or Municipality
IF YOU ARE A: Franchise or Small Business with Multiple Locations
IF YOU ARE A: Business or Corporation with more than 500 employees
IF YOU ARE A: Large business or corporation
IF YOU ARE AN: Airport
IF YOU ARE A: Self-employed individual
PRESERVING CASH FLOW
Second Deferred Ohio’s Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Premiums
Ohio’s Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) system is the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Ohio and serves 249,000 public and private employers. To help businesses facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio BWC is announcing the second deferment of insurance premium installment payments will begin being sent to businesses on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.
Program Paying Workers During Reduced Hours
SharedWork Ohio allows workers to remain employed and employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provides eligible individuals an unemployment insurance benefit proportionate to their reduced hours.
Businesses who have advertised directly with Google or through partners since 2019 will receive notification of ad credits available. This includes ad purchases across all forms - Search, YouTube and Display. Ad credits will expire Dec. 31, 2020. No action is needed on your part. You will be notified by Google.