SBA – New Rules for PPP, Applications Accepted the Week of January 11


Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Policy Update – Thursday, January 8, 2021

SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has recently released additional PPP guidance:

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Additional rules, procedures and forms will be released over the coming days and weeks.  Key takeaways from these two rules and guidance:

  • PPP borrowers can set their PPP loan’s covered period to be any length between 8 and 24 weeks to best meet their business needs
  • PPP loans will cover additional expenses, including operations expenditures, property damage costs, supplier costs, and worker protection expenditures
  • For certain borrowers the original PPP loans may be increased if new rules apply and the loan has not already been forgiven
  • EIDL advances are no longer deducted from PPP forgiveness; lenders will receive a reconciliation payment for loans already forgiven

A borrower is generally eligible for a Second Draw PPP Loan if the borrower:

  • Previously received a First Draw PPP Loan and will or has used the full amount only for authorized uses
  • Has no more than 300 employees
  • Can demonstrate at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020.

Coming Soon:

  • New application forms for PPP Second Draw Loans
  • Updated forms 2483 and 2484 for PPP First Draw Loans
  • New forgiveness application forms
  • Additional IFRs, procedural notices and resources regarding PPP forgiveness process, EIDL grants, and Sheltered Live Venues grants

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