As of July 2, 2020, Cass County is no longer exempt from wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To read more, please check the link below.

The following is a slide show that describes the many different programs, loans, and grants that may be able to assist you in the times of COVID-19.

The following programs are:

  • Paycheck Protection Program

  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

  • IRS Employee Retention Credit

  • Hello Alice

  • Texas Small Business Emergency Micro-Grant Source (TSBEMS)

  • People Fund

  • South West Texas Border Small Business Development Center

  • COVID Business Recovery Accelerator (SBDC COBRA)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

The EIDL is a low interest loan being offered by the Small Business Administration. 


The information needed for your application is as follows:

  • Basic business information – name, EIN, address, business type

  • Basic financial information – Gross revenues & Cost of Goods Sold for the 12 month period prior to 1/31/20

    • Where can I find my Gross Revenues for last year?--You can obtain this information from your bookkeeping management software. In your bookkeeping management software, print your revenues from 1/31/19 through 1/31/20. If unavailable, use the number from your 2019 tax return. If your business tax return has been completed, you can find this listed on Line 1a Gross Receipts or Sales. If your business tax return has not yet been completed for 2019, you can refer to your December 31, 2019 financial statements for “Gross Revenues”

    • What is my Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) for last year? COGS refers to the direct costs of producing the goods sold by a company. This amount includes the cost of the materials and labor directly used to create the good. It excludes indirect expenses, such as distribution costs and sales force costs. If you do not report COGS on your business tax return, you can enter “$0” in this field.

  • Basic ownership information

    • What is my Organization Type?

    • What is my Trade Name? If you do not have a separate DBA (Doing Business As) name, use the Business Legal Name

    • What is my Business Activity/Detailed Business Activity


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