As a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Federal Reserve has created the Main Street Lending Program to provide a total of $600 billion in financing for small and medium-sized businesses. While the program’s start date has yet to be announced, here’s what you need to know to check… Continue Reading Guide to the Main Street Lending Program
The American Suntanning Association is still working hard to get tan tax payments delayed. Now, we're asking for payments to be deferred until next year. ASA President Melinda Norton has delivered a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and we need your help to really get his attention. This will take you less than 5 minutes.… Continue Reading Tell Treasury No More Tan Tax in 2020!
A bill that will add $310 billion to the Paycheck Protection Program loan fund, as well as additional resources for other emergency loan programs, was passed by the U.S. Senate Tuesday. The bill is expected to clear the U.S. House of Representatives and be approved by President Trump as soon as Thursday. If you did… Continue Reading Paycheck Protection Program Funds Replenished by New Bill
With state governors now grappling with the question of when to allow non-essential retail businesses to re-open and how, the American Suntanning Association has already reached out to governor offices in all 50 states asking that professional indoor tanning facilities — which have implicit sanitation standards as part of standard operations — be among the… Continue Reading Tell Your Governor to Open Tanning Businesses First
Vitamin D may be protective against COVID-19 and deficiency could partially explain why black Americans are dying from the virus at a higher rate, according to an article written by Dr. Vatsal G. Thakkar and published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Thakkar cites a recent research article, "The Role of Vitamin D in… Continue Reading Vitamin D May Boost Coronavirus Immunity: WSJ article