COVID-19 Resources for Manufacturers’ Representative Members

Questions from MANA members have been pouring into MANA headquarters. Here are the answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from MANA members.

What kind of programs are available for small businesses like mine?
Can I borrow from my IRA account to cover personal expenses while my income is down?

Here is a synopsis of The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

How do I apply for Small Business Administration Loans?

Am I eligible to delay paying Federal Income Tax?

What do I need to know about Employee Expanded Family and Medical Leave Rights?

How can small employers borrow to meet payroll ? What is the Federal “Paycheck Protection Program” (“PPP”) Loan Fund?

How do I communicate with customers who can’t accept sales visits?

What is going on with the Family First Coronavirus Response Act?

Does COVID-19 trigger any of the Americans with Disabilities Act protections for employees or prospective employees?

How well do the COVID-19 Relief Programs meet reps’ needs?