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Marin Moving to Red Tier Effective Wed. Feb 24
The State of California has announced that Marin County will move from “purple” to “red” status in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy effective Wednesday, February 24.
The move from Tier 1 or “widespread risk” status to the less restrictive Tier 2 or “substantial risk” level is based on consecutive weeks of progress in Marin’s COVID-19 case statistics. Marin joins San Mateo and San Francisco as the only Bay Area counties not in tier 1, the most restrictive tier.
Drive Thru Vaccination Center Opens
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Access to Capital & Technical Assistance
The California Rebuilding Fund is now taking loan applications to support California's small businesses—especially those located in economically disadvantaged and historically under-banked areas. Businesses with 50 employees or less and revenues less than $2.5 million or below in 2019 are eligible to apply.
For more information or to apply, click here.
San Rafael Transit Center Replacement Project- Give Your Input
Please join us in these conversations to learn more about the alternatives being considered for a new transit center in downtown San Rafael.
- For more information, including project documents and materials, visit the San Rafael Transit Center project
Sales Tax Relief
There is also an automatic three-month tax extension for taxpayers filing less than $1 million in sales tax, an extension of existing interest and penalty-free payment agreements to companies with up to $5 million in taxable sales, and expanded interest-free payment options for larger businesses particularly affected by significant restrictions on operations based on Covid-19 transmissions. For more information, click here
Additional Support for Small Businesses...
During this unprecedented economic time, California has taken multiple actions to support small businesses. This includes:
- Expanding eligibility for the California Earned Income Tax Credit to self-employed and small business owners.
- Waived $800 minimum franchise tax for small and medium-sized businesses during their first year of business creation.
- Exempting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans provided to California small businesses under the CARES Act.
Marin COVID-19 Testing for FreeQuick and easy oral swab testing at no cost to you.Locate a testing site near you at Curative.com