COVID-19 Business Resources for Members

As frequent announcements continue changing Colorado’s business landscape, CADA Is monitoring the status of COVID-19 Coronavirus and its effect on your dealership. The following resources may be helpful as we all navigate through this situation.

National Updates

May 11, 2020
OSHA updates poster: Ten steps all workplaces can take to reduce risk of exposure to coronavirus

May 7, 2020
U.S. Treasury Dept., SBA release additional PPP guidance

May 1, 2020
IRS issues statement: Expenses covered under PPP loans are not tax deductible
IRS 5-1-20 n-20-32.pdf

April 30, 2020
Federal Reserve Board issues FAQs on Main Street Lending Program
Download the FAQs.

April 30, 2020
IRS issues FAQs on Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act
Read the FAQs.

April 30, 2020
Federal Reserve expanded Main Street Lending Program today. Lowered minimum loan amount for small business. Raised ceiling for companies w/more than 15,000 employees. 
Read the update.

April 24, 2020
SBA releases how to calculate Paycheck Protection Program loan amounts
Read the release.

April 17, 2020
SBA releases state-by-state data on Paycheck Protection Program success

April 17, 2020
CISA revises its guidance on essential businesses (now includes vehicle sales)
Download the document.

April 16, 2020
SBA Paycheck Protection Program report
Download the report.

April 10, 2020
Federal Reserve takes additional actions to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy

April 7, 2020
U.S. Treasury Department issues FAQs on the Paycheck Protection Program

April 4, 2020
New guidance clarifies application under PPP of affiliation rules and 500-employee limit

The Small Business Administration issued an interim final rule (Affiliation IFR) addressing the application of the SBA’s affiliation rules to loan applications under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). (The Affiliation IFR supplements the general PPP interim final rule issued on April 2, 2020.) In addition to the Affiliation IFR, the SBA issued on April 3 a summary overview of the its affiliation rules (Affiliation Overview). 

Franchisor Identification Codes for SBA applications, as of April 4, 2020.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
 

March 19, 2020
The recently signed Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides certain eligible employees with potential coronavirus-related emergency paid sick leave, emergency family and medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance, as well as tax credits for employers to offset the costs of providing such leaves.

NADA covered the top employment-related legal issues, including the new law, in a webinar on key pandemic-related legal issues and mandates for automobile dealerships. More than 3,000 people sat in on the call.

Webinar: Running a Dealership during a Pandemic: Legal Issues and Federal Mandates

March 18, 2020
The Hill
Trump signs coronavirus aid package with paid sick leave, free testing

H.R.6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Inc.
What the newly passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act means for you

March 16, 2020
15 Days to slow the spread

World Health Organization

Environmental Protection Agency

4-29-20
As America cautiously reopens, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control jointly issued cleaning and disinfecting guidance, intended for all Americans, whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home. This plan is part of the larger United States Government plan and focuses on cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools, and can also be applied to your home.
Read the announcement.
Download the Infographic: Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools and homes
Download the companion guidance piece that details what to do.
Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, schools and homes

U.S. Department of Labor

April 28, 2020
DOL issues COVID-19 FAQs for participants and beneficiaries
Download the FAQs

March 27, 2020
U.S. Department of Labor offers FAQ on recently passed Families First Coronavirus Act (CARES).
Review the FAQs

COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers

COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

 

Colorado Resources

Council of State Governments 

State Updates
State Executive Orders

May 6, 2020
Governor issues Executive Order on Masks

April 26, 2020
Governor Polis issues Safer at Home Executive Order
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 17, 2020
Gardner, Bennet and Polis make unified request for CARES Act changes to benefit Coloradans

April 15, 2020
Gov. Polis presents key indicators that will be considered in modifying Colorado's social distancing guidance

April 13, 2020
Governor updates residents on state response to COVID-19

April 6, 2020
Governor extends stay-at-home order to April 26

March 27, 2020
Governor Executive Order lets Notaries authorize docs without in-person contact

March 25, 2020
Governor Executive Order

March 22, 2020
Governor Executive Order:

50 percent of workforce in building at one time

Colorado Department of Public
Health & Environment

May 6, 2020
CDPHE releases Employee Self-Certification Template 

April 23, 2020
CDPHE orders critical business employees to wear masks
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 8, 2020
State, partners secure alternative care facility locations to help Colorado healthcare system handle potential surge in COVID-19 cases

March 26, 2020
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment issues Public Health Order
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Public Health Orders explained

March 25, 2020
The CDPHE issued a fillable certification form for social distancing.
Social Distancing Self-Certification for Businesses

 

Auto Industry Division

May 1, 2020
Auto Industry Division issues Best Practice guidance for operation under Safer at Home 

Auto Industry Division releases guidelines on minimizing in-person car sales interactions

 

Employers Council

Member Benefit: Available to CADA member dealers for consultation
 
March 16, 2020
 
 

County Updates

April 28, 2020
San Juan Basin Public Health extends statewide stay-at-home order to May 8 for La Plata and Archeluta counties

April 25, 2020
Tri-County Health Department extends statewide stay-at-home order to May 8 for Arapahoe, Adams counties
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 24, 2020
Broomfield County Board of Health extends Colorado's stay-at-home order to May 8

April 24, 2020
Jefferson County extends stay-at-home order to May 8.
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 24, 2020
City & County of Denver extends stay-at-home order to May 8.
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 23, 2020
Boulder County extends stay-at-home order to May 8.
Read the release.
Read the Public Health Order.

April 23, 2020
Weld County issues Safer at Work guidelines
Read the announcement.
Read the Best Practices for reopening businesses.
Read the Best Practices for keeping employees safe.Get the Best Practices Guidelines checklist.

April 23, 2020
Denver COVID-19 Data Summary
Data is updated every day at 6 p.m. Click on the link above and bookmark it to view Denver County's daily update.

April 22, 2020
Despite rumors, Gunnison County Clerk & Recorder's office IS OPEN

March 25, 2020
Tri-County Health Department issues stay-at-home order

Jefferson County Public Health issues stay-at-home order

March 23, 2020
City & County of Denver issues stay-at-home order

City & County of Denver public health orders to date

Governor Polis responds to Denver's order

March 19, 2020
San Miguel County issues updated shelter-in-place order

March 18, 2020

The Denver Post
San Miguel County orders residents to shelter in place before countywide coronavirus testing

The Hill
Colorado County issues shelter-in-place order

 

Colorado Counties, Inc.

Motor Vehicle Dealer Board

May 1, 2020
Motor Vehicle Dealer Board amends Emergency Regulation 44-20-102(22)-E
 
April 3, 2020
Motor Vehicle Dealer Board issues emergency COVID-19 rules
Read the order.

 

Local Updates

April 6, 2020
City and County of Denver extends stay-at-home order to April 30
 
March 24, 2020
City of Boulder issues stay-at-home order

March 23, 2020
City and County of Denver issues stay-at-home order

City and County of Denver Public Health orders to date

Governor Polis responds to Denver's order

March 16, 2020
Colorado Sun
Colorado governor orders closure of restaurants, bars for at least 30 days to stem coronavirus spread

Colorado Municipal League

 

NADA Updates

 

May 7, 2020
NADA releases guide on federal aid program

May 6, 2020
NADA updates CARES Act FAQs

April 30, 2020
NADA analysis tackles large-company PPP eligibility
Download the analysis.

April 30, 2020
NADA releases updated FAQs for CARES Act and dealerships
Download the FAQs.

April 29, 2020
NADA releases guidance on dealership health and safety concerns during a pandemic
Download the report.

April 22, 2020
NADA updates its FAQs on Federal Emergency Paid Leave Act

April 15, 2020
NADA issues preliminary PPP Guidance: Use of Proceeds and Forgiveness

April 10, 2020
NADA publishes new book for dealers: Safely operating your dealership during a pandemic

April 10, 2020
NADA issues its summary of the Federal Reserve & Treasury Department's new Main Street lending program

April 7, 2020
NADA updates its CARES Act FAQs

NADA offers FREE Lifeline Series of webinars

April 1, 2020
ATD helps truck drivers navigate the Coronavirus crisis 

March 30, 2020
NADA launches dedicated Coronavirus hub on site

March 27, 2020
NADA launches Dealership Lifeline Series to help dealers operate during COVID-19

March 26, 2020
Senate passes Phase 3 Coronavirus Response

March 19, 2020
Webinar: Running a dealership during a pandemic: Legal issues and federal mandates

March 18, 2020
NADA, Alliance letter to President Trump

Automotive News
NADA Alliance, others urge Trump to classify dealerships as 'essential'

Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles

 

CADA 

Employment Law webinars

Available on Demand now

Employment law under COVID-19

April 15, 2020
Todd Fredrickson, partner, and Ben Ross, associate with the Denver office of Fisher & Phillips, presented an update on the rapid changes: Families First COVID-19 Response Act & Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
Get the details.

Price
$119

Stream the webinar!

April 2, 2020
Michelle Magruder, director of Fairfield and Woods, PC, presented Clarity for Employers: Employer requirements under COVID-19 law. This presentation is now available on demand!
Get the details.

Price
$119

Stream the webinar!

Stream the COVID-19 Employment Law bundle - both sessions for $190!

May 8, 2020
Tomorrow, Colorado becomes ONE. All dealerships open, competing and united...

May 1, 2020
MVDB amends emergency rule, paves way for showroom sales
Read Auto Industry's Best Practice Guidelines for operating under Safer at Home

April 27, 2020
CADA examines the 15 directives of Governor Polis' April 26 Executive Order

April 25, 2020
CADA reviews Governor and cabinet-hosted 'Safer at Home' teleconference

April 22, 2020
Don't get excited over 'Phase 2'. Sales doors aren't opened yet.

April 20, 2020
CADA advises on Gov. Polis April 17 press conference that introduced new 'essential requirements'

April 17, 2020
CADA issues memo explaining tax treatment of federal COVID-19 relief

April 17, 2020
Updated Federal guidance lists auto sales as essential — Limited help to Colorado

April 7, 2020
CADA issues memo explaining Governor Polis' April 6 Executive Order; includes sales tax extension

April 3, 2020
CADA's webinar on Thursday, April 2, Clarity for Employers: Employer requirements under COVID-19, is now available on demand.
Click here for more information on the webinar.
To download the webinar, click here.

March 31, 2020
Vehicle Delivery Options under COVID-19: Pros & Cons

March 27, 2020
Recommendations for how to make electronic sales and deliver electronically sold vehicles

Dealer Sales FAQs

March 27, 2020
CADA Q&A conference call about online-only sales and delivery protocols 

March 26, 2020
Dealer Essential Employee letter

Revised Executive Order Guidance on internet, remote sales

 

Info you could share with your customers

United States Environmental Protection Agency

March 13, 2020
EPA Expands COVID-19 Disinfectant List

March 12, 2020
Car and Driver
How to clean your car for Coronavirus

 

CADA Endorsed Provider assistance

April 27, 2020
Federated Insurance offers COVID-19 client relief credit

April 17, 2020
Federated Insurance offers COVID-19 Resources for dealers; continually updated

March 26, 2020
Clutch Technologies' FREE Service Pickup & Delivery software

March 24, 2020
Federated Insurance COVID-19 Pandemic Resources to Assist Employers