COVID-19 Business Resources

Published Monday, June 8, 2020 9:15 am








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COVID-19 Responsible Restart Ohio Information

Ohio Chamber of Commerce

 Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston


Information about the CARES Act Rescue Program

Status of Federal Stimulus Bill

MAGNET - Manufacturing & Best Practices

  • Helping Manufacturers work through this crisis (updated 3/26) 

SBA Information and Guidanc

  • Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources (updated 3/26)

The IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief  

  • The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available (updated 3/24)

Department of Homeland Security 

  • Guidance on the essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (updated 3/23)

Stay-At-Home Order 

  • For essential activities, essential government functions, or essential business operations.  The order will take effect at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, March 23rd, 2020.  Any gathering of more than 10 people is prohibited unless exempted by this Order.  Ohio Stay at Home Directive (updated 3/23)

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (Q&A)

  • For Up to date COVID-19 information including permission to allow businesses to defer payments for March, April and May to June 1, 2020 (updated 3/23)

The Coronavirus Pandemic 

  • A legal resource for employers from Critchfield, Critchfield and Johnston (updated 3/23)

The Ohio Department of Transportation 

  • ODOT will issue waivers for haulers carrying heavy or over-sized loads of essential goods. ODOT will also waive the current permit fee for this (updated 3/21)
The U.S. Treasury  has changed the April 15, 2020   Tax filing deadline to  15, July 2020, for all tax payers and businesses (updated 3/20)

Economic Resources 

  • To assist Northeast Ohio’s economic development leaders, employers and the workforce in response to COVID-19 (updated 3/20)

Ohio Liquor Buy Back 

  • Ohio bars and restaurants were ordered to close to all in-house patrons. If you own a bar and have recently purchased a large inventory of liquor, and it's unopened view this liquor buy back policy (updated 3/15)

Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits 

  • Help your employees file for unemployment due to layoff (updated 3/15)

OhioMeans Jobs Wayne County 

  • COVID-19 Benefit Info (updated 3/15)




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