The Stoneham Chamber scholarship application period is now open through Friday, May 20. The chamber currently offers three $1,000 scholarships. The scholarships are limited to Chamber members in good standing and eligibility extends to members’ children and grandchildren, employees, as well as their employees’ children and grandchildren. Please note you do not need to be pursuing a business degree to apply for a Chamber Scholarship.
The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit designed to reward business owners for retaining employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The ERC was signed into law in 2020 as part of the CARES Act and significantly expanded in 2021.
Business owners impacted by COVID-19 can claim up to $5,000 in refundable tax credits for each employee on their payroll in 2020 and up to a $7,000 credit per quarter (excluding Q4) for each employee in 2021.
Join fellow business owners from across Massachusetts to learn about efforts to make health insurance more affordable for small businesses and their workers. This is an opportunity to learn about pending legislation that will impact your small business. Plus, expert guests will present on what is being done to lower health insurance costs in Massachusetts. This event is offered at no cost, but registration is required.
Join the Stoneham CDC for their Spring Town Clean-Up, Community Picnic and Earth Day Celebration. Start the day with a town-wide litter clean-up from 10-12 and then gather on the Stoneham Common for a community picnic, kids’ activities and informational tables. This is a great team-building volunteer opportunity for scout troops, community groups and businesses as well! This is a volunteer event and all are welcome to participate.