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Running a business is hard and small business owners often do not have time to navigate grants, tax credits, and other funding opportunities. We are excited to help. While we cannot cover everything, we will do our best to keep you current on economic incentives that may be available for your business in 2024!

** It's essential to note that application deadlines for the grants are indicated by dates within the titles of the drop-down menu, ensuring a clear understanding of timelines associated with each opportunity. **

Grants for Minority Owned Businesses (1640 × 300 px)(4)

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Still curious about how to get approved for a Small Business Grant?

Investopedia has a great article on the ins-and-outs of apply for and qualifying for a small business grant!

Learn more here

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Incentives and Tax Credits

Phil Gafka – Insights & Blogs

By Nic | January 11, 2024

Phil has been a mentor with us for a minute now and he’s always willing to help where there is need. Perhaps you joined us last summer when he hosted our first ever Lunch-and-Learn on leadership, a quality he demonstrated well then. Phil’s also a writer, and he frequently updates his website with blogs he’s…

Saul Ewing Employment Update

By patti@sbacil.org | January 11, 2024

SBAC INSIGHTS PAGE January 2024Authored by: David G. Shapiro and Marielle C. MacMinnSBAC Partner, Saul Ewing, provides an update on dubious Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims – “many of which were made at the urging of aggressive promoters. The IRS is offering a limited-time Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) to encourage taxpayers to come forward, allowing…

Chicago Paid Time Off Ordinance Implementation Delayed!

By emma@sbacil.org | January 2, 2024

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