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July 2020

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As we approach the Fourth of July holiday, we see the impacts of a global pandemic and economic turmoil. And we are shaken by recent events that highlight our country’s history of racial injustice and how much work remains to be done.   Racism is contrary to...

Hear a discussion on PPP loan forgiveness based upon current guidance with our CARES Team that includes: Overview of the loan forgiveness calculation Information regarding forgiveness reductions related to decreases in FTEs/wages Planning ideas to maximize the benefits of PPP A review of a loan...

On June 4, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Treasury provided increased flexibility for Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF) and their investors with the release of Notice 2020-39. Find the full notice here and a summary of the highlights below. For more general information on...

The U.S. Senate voted to pass the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act of 2020 (the Act) yesterday. It now moves to the President for likely signature. The Act contains the following major provisions beneficial to many borrowers participating in the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program loans. The...

May 22, 2020 On Friday, May 15th, the SBA released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application, with accompanying instructions. Our team has been brushing up on the details, and though there are still unanswered questions, we now have a good indication of the rules...

On May 13th, Treasury updated its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Frequently Asked Questions document by adding #46. As a reminder, in FAQ #31, Treasury had added an unclear requirement requiring that each borrower assess their ability to access other sources of liquidity in relation to their certification for the...

May 7, 2020 The SBA issued revised guidance via FAQ #43 extending the “safe harbor” deadline from May 7th until May 14th relating to repayment of any PPP loan already funded. All borrowers were required to reevaluate whether their loan certification was valid based on revised (but unclear) guidance requiring...

The Treasury Department posted updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on April 23, 2020. FAQ #31 deals specifically with large companies and whether they qualify for PPP loans when they might have other adequate sources of liquidity. However, the FAQ#31 answer states that all borrowers should review their certification...

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