Resources for Pasadena Small Businesses

There is help available. Take advantage of this small business assistance.

A Few Resources For Small Business

If you are a small business, the City of Pasadena wants you to know about the resources available to you.

Small Business Development Center- Free Webinars for Businesses

The Pasadena Small Business Development Center continues to offer free workshops for businesses on a variety of topics. Free webinars happening this week include how to leverage virtual events to grow your brand on Friday, May 29th at 10 am and next steps for PPP loans on Friday, May 29th  at 1 pm. For more information and the full schedule of webinar offerings, click here.

Helpful Links For State Business Resources:

  • The State Employment Development Department (EDD) has a dedicated webpage for worker and employer issues related to COVID-19. Info for workers includes: unemployment & disability insurance, paid family leave, reduced work hours, etc. Info for employers includes: tax assistance, potential closure or layoffs, and workplace health & safety.
  • EDD Tax Assistance – Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. Call the EDD Taxpayer Assistance Center 1-888-745-3886 (toll-free).
  • OnwardCA is a new resource for the people of the state of California impacted by COVID-19. For more information, click here.
  • The Small Business Finance Center (SBFC) partners with Financial Development Corporations to provide loan guarantees and direct loans for small businesses that experience capital access barriers. For more info about loan programs can be found here.

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