Details about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) part of the recently passed CARES Act

Check with your own accountants and other financial advisers to see how the Paycheck Protection Program may apply to you and your business. What is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)? The Paycheck Protection Program "PPP" loan offered through the Small Business Administration makes the most sense for companies with less than 500 people to apply … Continue reading Details about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) part of the recently passed CARES Act

Status of local authorities’ permitting and inspections

(Last updated 3/30/2020) In an effort to keep our membership appraised of the most recent developments regarding COVID-19's impact on local permitting and inspections, COSSA has put together this chart to help. Conditions change on a regular basis and we recommend you reach out to the local authority if you have any questions. If you … Continue reading Status of local authorities’ permitting and inspections

What the “Stay at Home” COVID-19 Public Health Order Means for Your Business

COSSA has heard from multiple members asking what the Governor's “Stay At Home” Public Health Orders means for their business. First, please assess your own employees’ and customers' health needs. The biggest priority is keeping everyone safe and healthy. Follow all health guidance from local, state and national experts.  On March 25, 2020, Governor Polis … Continue reading What the “Stay at Home” COVID-19 Public Health Order Means for Your Business

Implementing Governor Polis’ directive in Executive Order D 2020 013 (Ordering Colorado Employers To Reduce In-Person Workforce by Fifty Percent Due to the Presence of COVID-19 in the State)

On March 22, 2020 Governor Polis issued an Executive Order, directing all of Colorado’s non-critical employers to reduce their in-person workforce by 50 percent. The executive order directs all employers to implement tele-work options to the greatest extent possible. If tele-work is not practical or possible, employers are encouraged to stagger work schedules to reduce … Continue reading Implementing Governor Polis’ directive in Executive Order D 2020 013 (Ordering Colorado Employers To Reduce In-Person Workforce by Fifty Percent Due to the Presence of COVID-19 in the State)

Four Easy Actions You Can Take Right Now To Help With COVID-19 Impacts

1. Add your company to the national sign-on letter, if you haven't already. 2. Call Senators Bennet (202-224-5852) and Gardner (202- 224-5941) today and tell them about the impacts this crisis is having on your business. Some helpful talking points are below. 3. Continue providing information about impacts to your business survey, even if you've filled it out before, as the situation … Continue reading Four Easy Actions You Can Take Right Now To Help With COVID-19 Impacts