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Big Win for Chicago Home Based Businesses

Big Win for Chicago Home Based Businesses

"This is a crucial time to support entrepreneurs with the dream of launching and growing their businesses in Chicago. This ordinance will unleash Chicagoans looking to build a business that will support local communities,” said SBAC co-founder and President Elliot Richardson. “We appreciate the support and leadership of Chairman Villegas in moving this ordinance forward. We are also thankful to the Aldermen and Alderwomen who sponsored the ordinance and those at the City who we worked with on home-based business reform."

 

Chicago Sun-Times: Chicago Relaxes Licensing Rules for Home-Based Businesses - Chicago Sun-Times (suntimes.com)

 

Block Club Chicago: Home-Based Businesses Would Face Less Red Tape Under City Proposal (blockclubchicago.org)

 

Media Advisory: More Room for Chicagoans to Grow Home Based Businesses

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PPP Deadline Extended To May 31st

By mrevis@sbacil.org | March 31, 2021

President Biden Signs PPP Extention Act Attention Small Business Owners: President Biden just signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 which extends the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months until May 31st. The Act also provides an additional 30-days for the SBA to process pending applications. Please translate this page to the language of your choice.…

PRESS RELEASE: BIG Legislation for Small Businesses

By mrevis@sbacil.org | March 25, 2021

Illinois Small Business Advocates Call For Funding and an Improved Business Interruption Grant Program Illinois small businesses are fighting to recover from the pandemic.  However, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity reports that out of the 40,000 businesses that applied for a Business Interruption Grant, only about 9,000 received funding.  Business owners hanging on…

Black And African American Owned Businesses Should Receive Their Fair Share Of State Contracts 

By mrevis@sbacil.org | March 17, 2021

Black And African American Owned Businesses Should Receive Their Fair Share Of State Contracts Illinois has failed many Black and African American owned small businesses because they have been unable to procure their fair share of state contracts or receive a fair share of the revenue associated with state contracts. Indeed, the failure of Black…

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