April 2, 2020
There is a lot of information that is flooding in from the federal and state government now for struggling businesses. Here is a list of resources to help.
The Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation has a new handbook to help businesses navigate the various resources that are available or will soon be available. Find it here. Find it here. Also, the BCEDC is offering itself as a one-stop contact for questions: (843) 226-3462 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ‘No questions are too small, please don’t hesitate to contact us!’
The Beaufort County Regional Chamber of Commerce has a Coronavirus Resource Center devoted to resources for businesses in our community and suggestions on how we can safely support those businesses. Find it here.
Beaufort County also has a list of business resources. Find it here.
Congressman Joe Cunningham has a list of federal, state and local resources for small businesses. Find it here.
Law firm Gignilliat, Savitz & Bettis, LLP has prepared a resource page for South Carolina employers that includes regulatory and unemployment information. This Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQ is from the U.S. Department of Labor.
City of Beaufort
City Council waived certain penalties and fees for late payment of business license renewals or hospitality and accommodations tax filings until June 20. Read more here.
The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations is extending the license renewal deadline for licenses, registrations, and permits scheduled to renew during the months of April, May, June, July, and August. The new renewal deadline is extended to September 30. Full information here.