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Criteria and Grant Award Amounts

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Criteria and Grant Award Amounts

Grant Award Amounts

Businesses that Pay Property Taxes

Base "Hardship"-For an eligible business that pays property taxes, the amount of Michigan (non-residential housing) property taxes paid for calendar year (CY) 2020.

+% of SUI Paid-50% of the state unemployment insurance (SUI) taxes paid for CY 2020.

+Select Fees Paid-Any on-premise liquor license fee during CY 2020. Any license or food inspection fee paid in CY 2020 under the Michigan Food Law. Any license or inspection fee paid in CY 2020 (not including any on-premise liquor or food establishment license fee).

Businesses with Leased Premises

Base "Hardship"-For an eligible business that leases business premises, 17% of lease costs in 2020.

+% of SUI Paid-50% of the state unemployment insurance (SUI) taxes paid for CY 2020.

+Select Fees Paid-Any on-premise liquor license fee during CY 2020. Any license or food inspection fee paid in CY 2020 under the Michigan Food Law. Any license or inspection fee paid in CY 2020 (not including any on-premise liquor or food establishment license fee).

Criteria

The criteria, defined as "financial hardship," means an amount equal to a business's decline in total sales in Michigan capped at an amount equal to the sum of the following:

For a business that pays property taxes directly, an amount equal to the Michigan property taxes paid by the business for calendar year 2020. Property taxes paid for property classified as residential may not be included in the calculation.

For a business that is a lessee, an amount equal to 17% of the annual lease cost for business facilities paid by the business in Michigan for calendar year 2020.

An amount equal to 50% of the amount of Michigan unemployment insurance taxes paid by the business for calendar year 2020.

The amount of fees paid by the business for an on-premise retail liquor license under the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.1101 to 436.2303, during calendar year 2020.

The amount of fees paid by the business for a license or required inspection under the food law, 2000 PA 92, MCL 289.1101 to 289.8111, during calendar year 2020.

The amount of fees paid by the afflicted business for a state license or inspection fee during calendar year 2020. This does not include on-premise retail liquor licenses under the Michigan liquor code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.1101 to 436.2303, or a food service establishment license under the food law, 2000 PA92, MCL 289.1101 to 289.8111.