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#YuccaTogether Business Assistance Program  

 

The Yucca Valley Town Council applauds its local businesses and understands the impact of the current COVID-19 heath crisis currently affecting our community. The Council approved the #YuccaTogether Business Assistance Program on March 31, 2020 to provide support to our local businesses. 

 

 

Business Registration Fee Waiver
Allows businesses to continue to receive their business registration without the burden of a fee.

 

 

Short-term Vacation Rental Renewal Fee Waiver
Allows Short Term Vacation Rentals to be able to voluntarily waive the biennial renewal fee.

 

 

Transient Occupancy Tax Filing Extension
Allows hotel operators in Yucca Valley to delay their submission of Transient Occupancy Tax by 90 days.

 

 

Waiver of Late Fees/Penalties on Licenses/Registrations
Will allow for the waiver of fees if the public was not able to renew timely due to state or county health orders.

 

 

Measure Y Small Business Emergency Loan Program
Will provide interest free emergency loans and grants of up to $5,000 for local small businesses.  The intent of this program is to assist small, independent local businesses that may have difficulty in quickly obtaining funding through other state or federal programs.  Program requirements will include submission of a prior year tax return, a description of the impact of COVID-19 on the business, and the proposed recovery plan.  Measure Y Logo

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Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  According to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, small businesses, private non-profit organizations of any size, small agricultural cooperatives and small aquaculture enterprises that have been financially impacted as a direct result of the Coronavirus since January 31, 2020, may qualify for Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses which could have been met had the disaster not occurred.  These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that cannot be paid because of the disaster’s impact.  The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses and 2.75% for non-profit organizations.  SBA offers loans with long-term repayments in order to keep the payments affordable, up to a maximum of 30 years. 

Applicants may apply online at https:/disasterloan.sba.gov, call (800) 659-2955, or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.  The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is December 16, 2020.

 

The page will continue to be updated as additional information is available.

Town of Yucca Valley Media Contact:
Lesley Copeland, Public Information Officer
lcopeland@yucca-valley.org or 760.369.7209 x226

 

 

 
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