Maybe you’ve heard about this small-business relief program and assumed it was only for companies with employees—or that it was too late to apply? Neither is true. Congress is adding funds to it—and freelancers are welcome to apply. A dancer-turned-finance professional explains how it works.
In the last two weeks, as Congress passed various relief and stimulus bills, you may still be wondering exactly what help you can get. Here’s a summary, including cash for businesses, unemployment payments for gig workers and a new payroll loan program that converts to a grant (and is also open to independent contractors and the self-employed).