With the Spring Equinox having arrived and awakening us to new beginnings, we are taking a moment to celebrate our women business owners - locally and in the larger collective, who have courageously embarked on their own new beginnings to effect positive change. Check out the awesome statistics below!
- The Big Pic Results Team
Good News, Bad News. YES! We have more women business owners than ever! YET we STILL have a ways to go as evidenced by the Gender Pay Gap. Check out this helpful article published by Ellevate Network, a Global Professional Women's Network that actively champions gender equality by empowering women with resources and community.
Other women centric organizations and resources we're big fans of are:
Hera Hub - Women's co-working spaces with tremendous entrepreneurial support and think tank resources
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
SCORE for Women Entrepreneurs Resources
SBA Updates - EIDL & PPP
PPP - Updated PPP applications for Self-Employed and Sole Proprietors now asks for Gross Income (instead of Net Profit on Schedule C)
FUN FACT: 99.7% of PPP loans are forgiven
All SBA disaster loans, including EIDL Loan Payments, are deferred until 2022
PPP Applications close 3/31/21
Monitor 20% Revenue decrease for ERTC tax credits NOW extended through Q4 2021. Also, for those Employers that didn't claim the ERTC, retroactively claim credits using ITS Forms 941-X.
IRS extends individual tax deadline, read about that decision here.
3rd Stimulus Package approved by the Biden Administration