Worried About Access to Your Small Business?
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order creating a $7 million emergency fund to provide assistance to those impacted by COVID-19. These resources will support food programs for children and seniors, homeless preparedness, support to small businesses, assistance to hourly wage earners and other areas.
“Our communities are in need of help and we are listening,” said Mayor Bottoms. “This is one step to provide relief and we are going to continue to look for opportunities to help those in needs we go through this together.”
Are You Worried About Paying Business Taxes?
Following an order by Mayor Bottoms, the City of Atlanta is refraining from imposing any penalties against individuals or businesses who have unpaid taxes following the April 1 deadline, for a period not to exceed 60 days.
“We recognize the unique pressures being put on our business community at this time,” said Mayor Bottoms. “As people focus on their personal health and safety, we want to provide grace periods around business timelines that offer relief during this crisis.”
City of Atlanta Hourly Contract Worker Assistance
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has partnered with the nonprofit Georgia’s Own Foundation to provide financial support for City contract employees who have experienced lost income and financial hardship due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Click here to learn more.
Thank you for your interest in the City of Atlanta Contract Worker Assistance Grant Program through Georgia’s Own Foundation. We regret to inform you that the designated funds for this initiative have been exhausted. Demand among qualifying employees was high given the continuing effects of the pandemic, and grants were awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thank you for your service to our city, and we hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy during this time.