Toolkit — Restaurant Revitalization Fund
Toolkit — Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Updated 8/30/21: While the RRF has officially closed, multiple bills to replenish the fund by up to $60 billion are being debated in Congress right now. You can click here to tell Congress to replenish these badly needed funds.

Clock is ticking on PPP forgiveness
Clock is ticking on PPP forgiveness

UPDATE: The SBA has opened opened a new portal that businesses with loans of less than $150,000 can use to apply for forgiveness directly which opened on August 4. You can opt-in to the program here. SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman says “The SBA’s new streamlined...

Avoid being overtaxed for your property this year

There are special considerations for property owners affected by the coronavirus pandemic that help you pay less property tax. Claims for reduced assessments due to loss of value on declared disaster areas are common, but can be complex.  

How to find mental health services in your area
How to find mental health services in your area

By all accounts, it’s been a very difficult year and a half. You and your fellow business owners are people who have worked hard and sacrificed to achieve their dreams. There are long-term emotional effects of this economic slowdown the pandemic caused – loyal...

The definitive guide to PPP forgiveness
The definitive guide to PPP forgiveness

This guide follows a webinar presented by the Washington Hospitality Association and the Small Business Administration (SBA). You can see the full video here or use the links and descriptions below to find the information that is most useful to you. 

How to report a claimant for violating unemployment requirements

The most recent data shows the unemployment rate in Washington state is falling and changes to the state unemployment system should help bring more people into the workforce. On July 4, rules that require claimants to actively search for jobs returned to the state’s unemployment system.  The ESD has a form you can fill to report claimants in violation of current work search requirements.

Recruiting like a marketer in a post-coronavirus labor landscape
Recruiting like a marketer in a post-coronavirus labor landscape

By Andy Cook, Harbor Foodservice Restaurant Consultant Group Help Wanted signs and Craigslist ads don’t measure up. Countless hours and resources have been invested to perfect marketing strategies that work. Attracting customers and attracting talent are remarkably...