Notice: The SBA is Now Accepting New Applications for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance

June 15, 2020

On June 15, SBA began accepting NEW EIDL and EIDL Advance applications from qualified small businesses and U.S. agricultural businesses. The SBA has also resumed processing EIDL applications that were submitted prior to April 15.Applicants who have already submitted their applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Awaiting SBA Guidance

For payroll paid during the covered period is it based on the date paid or is it based on when the payroll was incurred? Is there a limit on how much an employee can make compared to the most recent quarter if it is not in excess of $100,000 on an annual basis? Is rent, utilities, interest, etc. in arrears eligible for forgiveness if paid during the covered period? What about amounts paid in advance? For employees laid off prior to 4/27 and hired back by 6/30 is there a time period they must remain employed in order to avoid a reduction in loan forgiveness? How do you define FTE? Is it 30, 35 or 40 hours? We know non-mortgage interest is a covered cost, but is it also eligible for forgiveness? How do you measure the 25% reduction amount for payroll? For example, from 1/1/20 to 3/31/20, do you look at number of hours, rate per hour, or just total compensation during that period? If you bonused people during Q1 of 2020 that is not a part of their normal compensation, is that included when looking at the 25% reduction for payroll? What is “transportation” with regards to being a utility? Does this include mileage, gas for vehicles, etc.? Does “rent” include all leases (building, vehicle, equipment, copiers)? If not, what does it include? If a business hires new employees after 2/15/20, can they be included in the FTE count for the 8-week period? Are there any restrictions on compensation (increases) for related parties (mother, father, brother, sister, child, etc.)?

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