Information & Resources for Businesses
The Calvert County Chamber of Commerce has compiled a multitude of resources in response to the public health concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for our members and the Calvert County business community.
SBA Disaster Loans Available to Maryland Private Non-Profit Organizations Affected By Tropical Storm Isaias
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Click Here to view the PNP Fact Sheet
2021 Guide to Written Testimony - Click Here to view the information
The 442nd Maryland Legislative Session - Information
Senate Bill 210 - Liability Protection for Businesses - Click Here to view the information
Senate Bill 496 – Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) Act - CLICK HERE
State of Maryland –
For Covid Vaccine Information Resources, visit
COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Allocations - Click here to view te information from MD Dept. of Health
Financial Relief Opportunities
(New) Maryland RELIEF Act - Provides More Than $1 Billion in Targeted Tax Relief and Economic Stimulus for Families and Small Businesses. To learn more:
One Page Summary of Governor Hogan’s RELIEF Act – RELIEF – Act One-pager - CLICK HERE
RELIEF Act Tax Alert Summary - CLICK HERE
Who Gets Checks, Tax Breaks – and When – from Maryland’s Coronavirus Pandemic RELIEF Act Package? Baltimore Sun Article - CLICK HERE
Comptroller Franchot Announces Forbearance for Business Tax Returns and Payments - Jan 2021 - Filing and payment deadlines for certain Maryland business taxes and quarterly estimated income tax returns and payments that would be due in January, February and March 2021 until April 15, 2021 have been extended. No interest or penalties will be assessed and there is no need to file a request for an extension. Cllck here for the full press release.
SBA offers total forgiveness for loans of $50,000 or less, helping PPP small-business borrowers.
SBA Coronavirus Relief Options | CLICK HERE
Maryland Agricultural & Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation (MARBIDCO) – Pandemic Adjustment Loan Fund Program (PALFP) | CLICK HERE
- To help Maryland’s food and fiber producers, harvesters and primary processors adjust to the business disruptions caused by COVID-19, MARBIDCO is offering loans (with a very quick turnaround time) through it’s new Pandemic Adjustment Loan Fund
- Without question, COVID-19 has put incredible stress on the restaurant industry. That’s why OLD BAY, McCormick For Chefs, and CORECares have joined forces to offer support to local Maryland restaurants impacted by COVID-19.
- The PBA COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide $500 to licensed beauty professionals who are unable to work due to COVID-19. The funding is intended to be emergency aid for short-term immediate needs such as food and bills. Application lists the following as ‘beauty professionals’: barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, nail technicians and salon owners.
- Nonprofit organizations (including state agencies) and local jurisdictions may apply for Non-Capital Grants. These grants provide support for a wide variety of research, survey, planning, and educational activities involving architectural, archaeological, or cultural resources. Eligible activities may include preservation plans, historic and cultural resource surveys, educational outreach programs, and National Register nominations.
Important One-Stop Resources
State of Maryland Resources Page | CLICK HERE
Calvert County Economic Development Resources Page | CLICK HERE
Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery | CLICK HERE
Maryland SBDC – Small Business Survival Guide | CLICK HERE
CSM Non-Profit Institute: Resources for Non-Profits | CLICK HERE
Maryland Business Relief Wizard | CLICK HERE
Maryland Department of Human Services launched a redesigned COVID-19 webpage in response to ongoing needs of residents during the COVID-19. The COVID-19 Resources webpage offers information on: Health Resources, Governor’s Ongoing Response, Help for Parents and more.
Calvert County Health Department provides Business Best Practices for COVID-19 hosted by the Calvert Chamber Business Advisory Committee. To download the presentation click here. The Calvert County Health Department’s website link for business guidance is: https://www.calvertcountycovid19.com/business
Maryland & US Chambers of Commerce
Maryland Chamber of Commerce Resources Page | CLICK HERE
US Chamber of Commerce Resources Page | CLICK HERE
From the U.S. Chamber.
The federal Paycheck Protection Program has changed several times. Here are some answers to the biggest questions about the program.