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Eastern seaboard slowly pulling itself back together in the wake of sandy.
Some of the hardest hit people what small business owners people who put their lives and to their company now face would be devastating losses.
Jerry Sloan is the CEO of new tech business services he says all types of businesses were impacted.
-- -- -- it could be service related.
Manufacturing obviously the ability to get into the facility get your employees there on time really dramatically affected by the weather.
Business is damaged by the storm can get help from the government.
-- sources are available at the small business administration's website SBA dot -- Disaster assistance dot gov and FEMA dot -- FEMA offering free legal services to small businesses in disaster areas.
Going forward Sloan says it's important for small businesses to first assess the damage.
Not only to your existing business but you have to project going forward what -- is gonna do -- your local economy particularly if you have a small business you need to forecaster cash flows going forward.
-- -- affect consumers in your area if you're a business to business type of an operation -- is gonna affect other businesses.
Sloan says most importantly you.
Have to preserve your data.
Small businesses really need to use cloud computing solutions.
To get their hardware and software off premise can get into a military stream through facility.
-- recommends that redundant data storage meaning you keep more than just one copy of your important info.
Are you she -- your backed up.
I can't believe how many doctors dentists lawyers.
Accountants tell you know say gee I got back up I have an assistant that goes in.
To my tower in the my desk copies CD romped to -- home every night that's not back.
A bright spot in the wake of sandy the tax man is playing nice the Internal Revenue Service giving taxpayers affected by hurricanes and the bright.
-- sort -- -- extending the deadline for filing payroll and excise tax returns in November 7.
The move mostly help small businesses whose returns and payments were -- on Halloween.
In New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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