Category Archives: Chamber News

Guide to the Employee Retention Tax Credit

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act created a new employee retention tax credit for employers who are closed, partially closed, or experiencing significant revenue losses as a result of COVID-19. Who is ELIGIBLE? Private employers, including non-profits, carrying on a trade or […]

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Coronavirus Small Business Guide

Complete coronavirus coverage, updated daily with new resources to assist you and your business. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting small businesses in a variety of ways. From loss of business to remote work, things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being […]

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Thanks to our New & Renewing Members!

Thanks to our members who recently joined or renewed their memberships: You can join or renew TODAY, using our secure website here. 1st Quick Check Convenience Stores Airview A/C & Heating Almost Grandma’s Childcare Anna Dental ATS Restoration & Construction AutoBody by Fisher BancorpSouth Baylor […]

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Essential Businesses

From the Desk of the City Manager Following the guidance of the Department of Homeland Security and Governor Greg Abbott, the City of Van Alstyne is publishing the list of businesses considered essential. Non-essential businesses are to remain closed beginning at 12:01am on April 2, […]

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Covid-19 CARES Act

Guide to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Included in the recently passed CARES Act are additional business loan options, changes to tax policies and changes to the FFCRA, all designed to ease the burden of COVID-19. SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance

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Video Conferencing Application Information

Video conferencing apps There are many options for free video conferencing apps; however, not all are designed or suited for collaboration in the workplace. Here’s a short list of the best free video conferencing apps. 1. Lifesize Lifesize has been in the video conferencing industry […]

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Important Information for Businesses

Families First Coronavirus Response Act The U.S. House of Representatives has passed this legislation. It is currently undergoing some revision, but is expected to pass the Senate soon. President Trump has announced his support. This bill addresses Unemployment Compensation and Sick Leave Compensation for employees […]

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