Employer Situation Room

Presented by Heartland Payroll


Updated regularly, this is your destination for federal and industry resources curated by Heartland to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bookmark this page for easy access.

Especially for Heartland Payroll Clients

HR Support Center

A feature available to payroll clients subscribing for HR services. Includes an area devoted to COVID-19 resources, communication templates, forms and more.

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Tax Credit for Hiring

You can upgrade your service to screen employees for a Work Opportunity Tax Credit and process credit claims for you.

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COVID-19 HR Guidance and Best Practices

A recently recorded webinar for Heartland customers. Duration: 1 hour.

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Federal Provisions

Economic Impact Payments

Direct cash relief for economic hardships caused by the pandemic (no action required)

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Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Help to meet working capital needs

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Employee Retention Credits

Refundable tax credit designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll

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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

Borrowers may be eligible for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness


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Student Loan Relief

FSA has suspended wage garnishment and collections actions for student-loan borrowers and will refund more than $1.8 billion

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Federal Resources

Assistance for Small Businesses (Dept of Treasury)

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Covid Resource Page (FEMA)

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Cross-program Eligibility on SBA COVID-19 Relief Options

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Covid Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources (SBA)

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Extensive Directory of Every Federal Agency’s Coronavirus Response

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FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic

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OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance (Dept of Labor)

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