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Newsom Says New “Stay-at-Home” Order Likely for CA

“If these trends continue, we’re going to have to take much more dramatic, arguably drastic action” – Gavin Newsom
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In a Noon press conference on Monday, governor Gavin Newsom said that a new stay-at-home order is being considered for purple counties if COVID-19 cases continue to surge. Read more at SF Gate.

Numbers are expected to rise in the next few weeks after Thanksgiving gatherings.

“If these trends continue, we’re going to have to take much more dramatic, arguably drastic action” – Gavin Newsom

Ordering to the Governor’s stats, the Bay area is expected to max out ICU capacity by Early January if trends continue.

Related: California Offers $500 Million in Grants for Small Business – 11/30/20

No specifics were given on a potential updated stay-at-home order.

California’s New Financial Relief Aid for Small Business
Newsom also announced some financial relief for small business

  • 3-Month Sales Tax Deferral – CA will now provide billions in sales tax deferrals including an automatic 3-month extension for taxpayers with less than $1M in sales tax. This includes hair salons, bars, restaurants, and other businesses heavily impacted by #COVID19.
  • New $25,000 Grants for Small Businesses – CA is making available $500,000,000 in reserve funds for grants to small businesses, nonprofits, and cultural institutions. Businesses can apply for grants up to $25,000.
  • $1,000 Tax Credit Per Employee – California’s $100 million Main Street Hiring Tax Credit will launch December 1. This tax credit will help businesses by providing: $1,000 per qualified employee. Up to $100,000 for each business. Businesses can apply starting 12/1.



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