Financial Resources

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Quick Resources & News

  • IBank: Small Business Disaster Relief Loans are available through California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank or IBank. These loans are only available to those that did not receive a PPP or EIDL loan from the SBA. This disaster program provides guarantees for loans of up to $50,000 for small business borrowers and nonprofits, with low interest rates and 7-year terms. Apply directly with local lenders including California Capital Financial Development Corporation
  • SBA Emergency Loans: Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), guidance for businesses and employers, government contracting, and local assistance information is available from the US Small Business Administration.
    (Live agent to guide you through the process 1-800-659-2955)
    NOTE: SBA has opened its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance application portal to agricultural businesses. At this time, only agricultural business applications will be accepted due to funding availability and the unprecedented submission of applications already received. If you previously applied for EIDL assistance for your agricultural operation, you do not need to reapply. SBA is continuing to process all the existing EIDL applications on hand that were submitted through April 15.
    Agricultural businesses includes those businesses engaged in the production of food and fiber, ranching, and raising of livestock, aquaculture, and all other farming and agricultural related industries (as defined by section 18(b) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 647(b)).
    Agricultural businesses with 500 or fewer employees.
  • CARES Act: A guide to the legislation’s provisions impacting small businesses.
  • The Paycheck Protection Program launched on Friday, April 3.  Businesses can go to a participating SBA 7(a) lender, bank, or credit union, to apply for a loan; expedited approval for these loans will also take place. A sample application is available below so you can prepare before contacting a lender. Learn more on this and other funding resources for employers.

Local Lenders

 

Golden 1 Credit Union is committed to the well-being of our members, employees, and community. For over 85 years, Golden 1 has been and continues to be a strong and stable credit union. We take our role seriously as your financial institution and in helping you, your loved ones, and our community get through these uncertain times.

 

Golden Pacific Bank is taking immediate steps to respond to the needs of individual and small business customers directly affected, while continuing to execute our own business continuity plans under challenging conditions. 

 

SAFE Credit Union offers complete banking services for local businesses, including commercial lending, credit cards, and money market accounts. SAFE is also a Preferred SBA lender and among the top recognized credit union lenders in the Sacramento District of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

 

Wells Fargo provides PPP loan relief, payment & deferment programs, as well as donations to business communities/ vulnerable populations.

Federal Assistance

State of California Assistance

Privately Funded Financial Resources

Tax Assistance

  • Filing California Tax Returns
    The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to offer a 90-day extension for tax returns and tax payments for all businesses filing a return for less than $1 million in taxes. That means small businesses will have until the end of July to file their first-quarter returns.
  • California Franchise Tax Board
    The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced updated special tax relief for all California taxpayers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FTB is postponing until July 15 the filing and payment deadlines for all individuals and business entities for:
    • 2019 tax returns
    • 2019 tax return payments
    • 2020 1st and 2nd quarter estimate payments
    • 2020 LLC taxes and fees
    • 2020 Non-wage withholding payments
  • California EDD Taxpayer Assistance Center
    Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. A written request for extension must be received within 60 days from the original delinquent date of the payment or return. For questions, employers may call the EDD Taxpayer Assistance Center.

  • U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
    The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued guidance allowing all individual and other non-corporate tax filers to defer up to $1 million of federal income tax (including self-employment tax) payments due on April 15, 2020, until July 15, 2020, without penalties or interest. The guidance also allows corporate taxpayers a similar deferment of up to $10 million of federal income tax payments that would be due on April 15, 2020, until July 15, 2020, without penalties or interest. This guidance does not change the April 15 filing deadline.
  • US Chamber’s Guide to Employee Retention Tax Credit