VILLAGE OF SAG HARBOR BUSINESS CORNER
If you are a SI small business owner you may be eligible for a Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through the federal Small Business Administration (SBA). A total of $50 billion is available nationwide, with loans to individual businesses of up to $2 million each. For more information go to: www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19.
The Stony Brook Small Business Development Center (SBSBDC) can assist you with preparing your SBA application.
They will also check your application for completeness before you submit it to the SBA. (This service is highly recommended). o You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to register with them (link on their website) to be scheduled for a discussion with one of their counselors.
All services provided by SBSBDC are free of charge.
The SBSBDC phone number is 631-632-9837.
All of the staff is working remotely but will schedule sessions over the phone once you are registered.
Click here for additional information about the SBA EIDL provided by the Stony Brook SBDC
There is a wealth of current and useful information on the Suffolk County Business Recovery Unit website. www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Economic-Development-and-Planning/Business-Recovery-Unit including:
You can participate in a Business Impact Survey
Learn about the Dept of Labor Shared Work program which tries to help avoid layoffs
Tax filing and payment now delayed to July 15th.
Newsday offering free announcements for businesses to communicate with their customers.
The Long Island Association (LIA) website also has helpful information.
Check the Long Island Contractors Association website for useful links and information including COVID-19 Tool Box talks you can give to your workers.
To check what local restaurants are open and what their hours are, please visit the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce website at https://sagharborchamber.com/
To see the list of New York State “essential businesses” type New York State PAUSE Executive Order in your browser.
Please help our local businesses make it through this stressful time by:
Shopping locally whenever possible.
Purchasing Gift Certificates for use in a few months.
Purchasing goods and services now that you might have been planning to purchase later in the year.
Making a personal donation (non-tax deductible) to your favorite business owner.