Disaster Loans | US Small Business Administration
The US Small Business Administration offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, small businesses, and non-profits. SBA disaster loans can be used to repair or replace the following items damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster: real estate, personal property, machinery and equipment, and inventory and business assets.
For more information, call the Office of Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit disasterloanassistance.sba.gov.
Counseling| Small Business Development Centers
Small Business Development Centers located throughout the State provide aid and resources to help businesses grow in any circumstance, including after a disaster. For more information, visit Home - NJSBDC.
Business Resources & Financing | NJ Economic Development Authority
The NJ Economic Development Authority offers a broad portfolio of assistance to small businesses in any circumstance, including after a disaster. Programs include development grants, technical assistance, financing, and more. For more information, visit https://business.nj.gov/.
Small Business Emergency Preparedness Guide | NJ Business Action Center
The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business advocacy team within the Department of State, dedicated to solving problems and maximizing growth opportunities for your business. We can connect you with government agencies, direct you to appropriate officials, facilitate meetings and follow-ups with regulatory agencies and so much more, all at no cost and strictly confidential.
Download the NJBAC Guide to Emergency Preparedness here.
The New Jersey Business Action Center within the Department of State is offering information on emergency planning and technical assistance. For more information, contact the New Jersey Business Action Center at 866-534-7789 or visit NewJerseyBusiness.gov.
Disaster Programs – Agriculture| US Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture offers programs to assist farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses after a disaster. Disaster loans are also offered through the Farm Service Agency. For more information, visit Disaster Assistance Programs (usda.gov).
Tax Relief | Internal Revenue Service & NJ Division of Taxation
Victims of a declared disaster, including businesses, may be eligible for relief such as extended filing deadlines. For more information, visit the appropriate Federal or State sites below.
Federal - Internal Revenue Service: Tax Relief in Disaster Situations | Internal Revenue Service (irs.gov)
State - NJ Division of Taxation: State of NJ - Department of the Treasury - Division of Taxation - Disaster Relief
If you are not sure whether your area qualifies for tax relief, you may contact the Division with your question by visiting State of NJ – NJ Treasury – Taxation – Email – General Tax Questions.