Business/Nonprofit Recovery
Local, state and federal assistance is available for businesses affected by storms or disasters. Emergency loans are available for businesses that have experienced business interruption or have rebuilding needs. Additional services for displaced business owners may also be available.

New York State storm recovery information for businesses.

Additional storm recovery information available from NY Small Business Development Center.

Information on tax relief assistance to disaster victims from the IRS.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA.gov): Disaster assistance 

Free temporary legal assistance to disaster survivors from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and FEMA through the Disaster Legal Services Program. In New York, call 1-800-699-5636.

Information on what type of assistance your business qualifies for at DisasterAssistance.gov.

Information on cleaning up your business after the storm from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Superstorm Sandy business recovery information from NYC.gov at NYC Small Business Services.

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Likewise, information in this publication is not intended as legal advice or financial advice. Please consult a reputable attorney, credentialed financial adviser, or qualified counselor for professional help with such matters.