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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Assistance Resources

The state and federal governments as well as local organizations are creating various assistance programs to help small businesses through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) event. We will list resources on this page as they become available. Please check back regularly as we will update frequently. To better help you see what's new, we will precede each item with the date posted as well as put new items at the top of the list.

  • Posted 4/2/20 The US Department of Labor has issued a temporary rule effective from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 to the Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Read the rule here
  • Posted 3/31/20 Treasury Issues Guidelines, Application Form for SBA Paycheck Protection Program. Applications to begin April 3.
  • Posted 3/27/20 Congress passes CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program. See Fact Sheet here. 
  • Posted 3/27/20 Governor Reynolds orders additional retail closures. Read proclamation here.
  • Posted 3/26/20 If your business is still open, here are Centers for Disease Control guidances for maintaining healthy business operations
  • Posted 3/25/20 The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced special federal income tax return filing and payment relief in response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. To see eligibility, tax filing, IRA, HSA and workplace-based retirement plan details, and more— including FAQs— click here
  • Posted 3/25/20 Access the Iowa District SBA website for contact information and other resources.
  • Posted 3/25/20 The Greater Des Moines Partnership has a variety of employment resources to match laid-off workers with local companies looking for part-time employees. 
  • Posted 3/24/20 The Small Business Administration's Iowa District Office will host Webinars Tuesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 26 to provide an overview of available assistance. Click here for time and login details.
  • Posted 3/24/20 The Iowa Economic Development Authority has an Iowa Business Recovery Assistance webpage full of useful resources including financial assistance guidance, business guidance, health recommendations, and more. 
  • Posted 3/24/20 The Iowa Small Business Relief Program, announced by Governor Reynolds on March 23, will provide financial assistance and tax deferrals to small businesses that meet eligibility requirements. Read the FAQs here.  Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, March 31, at 12 pm. Fill out the application here.
  • Posted 3/24/20 The Iowa Department of Revenue is granting certain filing and payment extensions following the Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency. Read the news releases here.
  • Posted 3/24/20 Iowa small businesses affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) can apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Read more here.


Additionally, in certain cases, State Savings Bank can modify existing loans to help you during this historic event. Call your account officer to discuss details. 


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