Super Bowl LVIII: Brought to You by American Business

How the Big Game Impacts Communities Nationwide Provided by the US Chamber of Commerce Source: Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee The ability of businesses to team up to create unforgettable moments and touchstone experiences is a testament to the power and possibility of American Free Enterprise. Game day: On Sunday, millions of sports fans […]

New Federal Law Impacts Up To 900,000 IL Businesses

February 09, 2024 A new federal law that took effect on January 1, 2024, impacts many Illinois business owners and companies by requiring them to report Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) to the federal government. The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) aims to root out corruption and illicit activities. It will affect up to 900,000 small businesses, […]

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North Suburban Region 9 Returns to Tier 1 Mitigation for COVID-19

Effective today, North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, has met the criteria set by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to move from Tier 2 to Tier 1 mitigations under the State’s Restore Illinois Resurgence Plan. Mitigation measures are strategies, such as restrictions on certain activities, put in place to […]

CARES Act Funded PPP Loan Program Resumes Application Acceptance

The PPP program is designed to help small businesses maintain payroll in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible businesses who enroll in the program will receive a forgivable loan to use for payroll purposes, in addition to helping pay for utilities, rent, mortgage interest payments, and more. New loans are capped at $2 million, compared […]

Second Round of PPP Loans