*Important COVID-19 Information for Swanzey Businesses*
The Town of Swanzey is aware of what a challenging time this is for our local business community. While we are limited in what we can do at the local level, we are providing information on this page about regional, state, and federal resources. If we can be of any assistance, please contact Matthew Bachler, Director of Planning & Economic Development, at (603) 352-7411, ext. 108 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To assist with re-opening the state’s economy, the Department of Business and Economic Affairs is also conducting a survey of NH businesses to see how they are meeting the challenges of the pandemic.
Information on U.S. Small Business Administration guidance and loan resources can be found by visiting: https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/nh/concord
The NH Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has launched an assistance page for small businesses. This site also provides tips for best practices for small businesses affected by COVID-19. Click here to access that information. SBDC is also offering a series of free online webinars designed to helpbusinesses during this time. Click here for the schedule.
The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce has created a comprehensive resources pages include information for businesses, non-profit organizations, and residents. Click here to access this page.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Vistaprint and a coalition of supporting companies, foundations, and philanthropic donors has launched a Save Small Business Fund that provides short-term financial relief for small businesses. Additional information on the fund can be found by clicking here. The application became available on April 20, 2020 and funds will be distributed on a weekly basis until all funds have been allocated.For self-employed sole proprietors, you may apply for unemployment benefits through the NH Department of Employment Security by visiting: https://www.nhes.nh.gov/. You will need to provide information on your net profit for 2018 and 2019 as shown on your Schedule C form. Please note that you will first receive a denial message that should be ignored. The unemployment claim requires additional time to process as a result of being self-employed.
Swanzey is home to a strong and diverse local business community with companies in the manufacturing, construction, technology, food production, and retail sectors. This page provides resources for existing businesses in the community and those considering relocating to Swanzey. We encourage you to contact Matthew Bachler, Director of Planning & Economic Development, at (603) 352-7411, ext. 108, or by email at email@example.com if you would like more information.
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