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dolla dolla bill y’all

With over half the US under ‘stay at home’ orders from state or local governments, President Trump has signed a US$2 trillion economic relief package aimed at workers and businesses of all sizes, while separate action has seen additional action on tariffs.

The package allows businesses to delay payment of payroll taxes, sets up a national small business sustainability program to provide assistance to partially unemployed workers to support employee retention, provides US$562m for the small business disaster loan program and streamlines approval, establishes a grant program to educate and advise businesses as they navigate the new programs that will assist in the recovery and implements a new lending program targeted at businesses of 500 to 10,000 employees. Read on.