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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – June 5, 2020 Update

On Wednesday, June 3, the Senate passed the House version of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020. As its name suggests, the legislation is intended to give borrowers more flexibility by extending the amount of time to spend PPP funds and by relaxing other requirements. The bi-partisan legislation is expected to be signed by President Trump.

Good News for PPP Loans Under $2 Million

On Wednesday, May 13, the SBA issued additional guidance extending an automatic safe harbor to borrowers with PPP loans less than $2 million. These borrowers are deemed to have made the required certification in good faith. This bright-line test is a relief for many who applied for loans and had concerns that some future SBA…
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The CARES Act – Answers to questions about the employee retention tax credit

The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides a refundable payroll tax credit for 50% of wages paid by eligible employers to certain employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The employee retention credit is available to employers, including nonprofit organizations, with operations that have been fully or partially suspended as a result of a government order limiting commerce, travel or group meetings. The credit is also provided to employers who have experienced a greater than 50% reduction in quarterly receipts, measured on a year-over-year basis.

THE PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) Application has been issued by SBA.

The program is set to go LIVE APRIL 3 – Act Now to participate! On Friday, the CARES Act was signed into law. One of the most significant provisions for small business and non-profits is the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP.  The PPP provides a government-guaranteed loan to small businesses, and in most cases a large…
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