Small Business Administration

SBA Issues Continued Guidance on PPP LoansOn April 7, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued additional guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in the form of answers to frequently asked questions about the PPP. According to the new guidance, actions taken by lenders or borrowers that conform to the guidance, the SBA’s Interim Final Rule, and any subsequent

What Small Businesses Need to Know about New PPP GuidanceLast week, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published its Interim Final Rule providing formal guidance on the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Under the PPP, the SBA is authorized to guarantee a total of $349 billion in loans through June 30,

As we discussed in a previous article, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, known as the “CARES Act,” provides much-needed relief to “small” businesses in several areas, including by appropriating substantial money to support the 7(a) Loan Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program.

However, determining whether one’s