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City Council Passes Extension on Penalty-Free Late Payments

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, May 19, 2020
On Monday, Greenville City Council passed an ordinance extending the deferral of late payment penalties for Local Accommodations Fees and Local Hospitality Taxes until June 22nd for businesses that file their required monthly reports by the normal ...

Governor McMaster Lifts Restrictions

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, April 21, 2020
The Greenville Chamber supports a phased re-opening of our economy in a manner that promotes a strong business recovery as well as necessary protections for our community’s health. We are working with local and state government to achieved ...

The Governor's "Home or Work" Order

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Yesterday at 5 p.m., the Governor's mandatory "Home-or-Work Order" was enacted to limit the spread of COVID-19. The new order makes no changes to the list of non-essential businesses that must close. The order does requires all residents limit ...

Do I Qualify for an SBA Loan?

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, March 30, 2020
With the CARES Act signed, a weekend to process it, speaking with our Chamber’s banking investors, and the opportunity to speak with Congressional staff, here’s what we know: What’s in the bill? For businesses, the biggest thing ...

Labor Department Issues Guidance on Family First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, March 27, 2020
Labor Department Issues Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Department of Labor released updated information and resources for businesses about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act – the ...

Federal Response to Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, March 19, 2020
Last night, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201). This bill is the “Phase 2” of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phase 1 was approved earlier in the month and ...

Out with the Old, In with the New: REAL ID

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, February 13, 2020
The REAL I.D. Act will soon bring major changes to the way South Carolina residents travel and access federal installations. For residents seeking entrance to military bases, federal buildings requiring identification, and air travel, they will need ...

Brexit Deadline

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, January 31, 2020
Today is the Brexit deadline... the day the United Kingdom formally leaves the European Union. We had the opportunity to meet with the then-British Brexit Ambassador to the United States last summer. Mrs. Hall Hall gave us a great primer into Brexit ...

Make your voice heard

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, January 30, 2020
If voting in South Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary is on your to-do list for February 2020, make sure you also have a completed and submitted voter registration by January 30, 2020. Q: Who is eligible? A: Those considered eligible ...

Creating a Pathway for County Square Development

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, January 23, 2020
Thanks to the six councilors (Knox White, Russell Stall, Wil Brasington, John DeWorken, Lillian Flemming, and Kenneth Gibson) who approved a once-in-a-generation project last night that will create thousands of jobs and advance our community. The ...
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