Local Resources

The Monterey County Assessor’s Office can assist with property tax adjustments due to damages resulting from a FEMA Emergency Declaration. For assistance with property tax adjustments, contact the Monterey County Assessor’s Office: (831) 647-7654.

State Resources

The Board of Equalization provides assistance with Sales & Use Tax Relief, Property Tax Relief, and other special taxes (i.e., Alcohol Tax, Tabacco Tax, etc,.) For assistance with disaster relief programs offered by the Board of Equalization, contact: (800) 400-7115.

Businesses can put a stop on the accrual of owed taxes by completing a Request for Abatement of Interest (FTB 3701). To receive more information about disaster relief programs offered by the California Franchise Tax Board, contact: (800) 852-5711.

Federal Resources

Businesses located in counties covered by a Presidential Emergency Declaration may be eligible for a federal tax filing extension. For assistance with the IRS Tax Filing Extension, contact: (800) 562-5227.

Business disaster relief includes: casualty relief, disaster relief, and theft loss relief. For assistance claiming these additional types of business disaster relief, contact: (866) 562-5227.

Agriculture-Related Disaster Relief

The USDA offers a variety of programs through the Farm Service Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Risk Management Agency. You can view the USDA’s Disaster Assistance at a Glance Factsheet or visit their website for more information. 

The California Department of Cannabis Control offers regulatory relief for cannabis-based businesses as a form of disaster relief. In order to be eligible, there must be a State of Emergency proclaimed by the Governor or a 
local emergency proclaimed by the City or County. For more information click here.

WAtch past workshops on disaster relief

Our team hosted two workshops to inform business owners of the various forms of disaster relief they might be eligible for. If your business needs assistance navigating disaster relief programs, contact our team and one of our team members will walk you through the programs. 

Past workshops

Need Help?

Our team is well-versed in disaster relief programs, grants, and resources available to support your business in times of need. Whether you’re seeking financial assistance, guidance on rebuilding strategies, or support with accessing government relief programs, our BBB team is here to provide tailored solutions to meet your unique needs.


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