24 04, 2020

Important Update: $484 Billion Interim Economic Stimulus Package Signed

By |2020-04-24T16:01:16-07:00April 24th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force is committed to providing Utah businesses with the most relevant and up-to-date information regarding the many Federal programs and resources available. The $484 Billion Interim Economic Stimulus Package was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on April 24, 2020. Highlights include another $310 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses [...]

23 04, 2020

Federal Resource Updates: Tax, Tariff, and Duty Updates to Save Your Cash

By |2020-04-23T16:02:03-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Important Update: On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 the U.S. Senate passed a $484 billion interim emergency bill including an expansion of funding for small businesses. The bill is currently with the House and, once passed, will be sent to the President for his signature. Please keep an eye out for additional information in order to [...]

16 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: WCF Insurance

By |2020-04-26T21:19:03-07:00April 16th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business.  For more than one hundred years, WCF Insurance has protected Utah businesses.  It began as an innovative approach to insure against financial ruin caused by workplace accidents.  Today, that spirit of service and innovation endures, as WCF has led by example during the coronavirus crisis – including a [...]

15 04, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Launches Grant Program for Rural and Minority Small Businesses

By |2020-04-15T12:32:10-07:00April 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

WCF Insurance donates $500,000 to new grant program SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 14, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber has announced the creation of the Mainstreet Preservation Grant through the Chamber’s Utah Job Opportunities Foundation, thanks to a $500,000 donation from WCF Insurance. The grant funds will be used to support Utah rural and/or [...]

10 04, 2020

Top 4 FAQs about the Paycheck Protection Program

By |2020-04-13T09:02:40-07:00April 10th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Since launching into action last Wednesday, the Utah Economic Task Force Rapid Response Team (RRT) has helped more than 1,000 Utah companies find solutions to Covid-19 business challenges. The RRT, which is comprised of 50+ local volunteers, has identified the top 4 frequently asked questions to share with the business community. To receive assistance from [...]

3 04, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses

By |2020-04-04T10:25:53-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Can I really expect to get a loan today? The application for the program was distributed to financial institutions the evening of Thursday, April 2. Financial institutions are integrating these forms in order to submit applications as soon as possible. Whether or not your loan is approved today will rely on the ability of the [...]

25 03, 2020

Utah Consumers can Adapt, Innovate and Overcome to Sustain our Economy

By |2020-03-25T19:01:39-07:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The health of our families and community comes first. We must cooperate and distance ourselves to flatten the curve of the health pandemic. And together, we can also help flatten the dip in the economy. Job #1 The most important thing each of us can do for the economy is to follow health advisories for [...]

19 11, 2019

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday: November 30

By |2019-11-19T09:16:01-07:00November 19th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $17.8 billion on Small Business Saturday in 2018. This year’s [...]

15 11, 2019

Top Tips to Get Ready for Small Business Saturday®, Proudly Backed by American Express

By |2019-11-15T12:52:40-07:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, the Salt Lake Chamber is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this November 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition and part [...]

18 10, 2019

Women’s Business Center of Utah Launches Kiva Salt Lake City

By |2019-10-18T09:43:04-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

New Partnership with kiva.org will provide access to capital through crowdfunding loans SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (OCTOBER 18, 2019) – The Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) today announced a partnership with kiva.org and will serve as host for “Kiva Salt Lake City,” the first Kiva Hub in Utah. Kiva U.S. is a nonprofit organization [...]