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The SBAC is Fighting to Help the Small Business Community Recover from the Pandemic and Thrive

By mrevis@sbacil.org | April 22, 2021

ADVOCACY The SBAC is fighting to help the small business community recover from the pandemic and thrive.  Learn about our legislative agenda here:   Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth Third Bank Saul Ewing Arnstein Lehr Inland Bank Ntiva Daily Herald Tandem HR Interprenet Signature Bank Lexitas Empower Korey…

ACTION CALL: Big Legislation for Small Businesses

By mrevis@sbacil.org | April 5, 2021

Big Legislation for Small Businesses President Biden has signed The American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) into law.  Accordingly, the State of Illinois is expected to receive over 7.5 billion in funds to foster recovery from the pandemic. A robust coalition of small business advocates are urging lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1982, which will…

The SBAC Supports Relief For Chicago Small Businesses Through Reimbursement of Liquor License Fees

By patti@sbacil.org | April 5, 2021

The SBAC supports a proposed Chicago ordinance which will reimburse small businesses a portion of the liquor license fees they paid because they could not use their license during pandemic related shutdowns.  This ordinance will help many local businesses recover from the pandemic. Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth…

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…

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