ankara escort bayan
gulus estetigi
Search
 
Sandusky, Ohio Office
422 West Market Street
Sandusky, OH 44870
419-625-4942
866-293-2727
FAX: 419-625-7120
MAP

 

Norwalk, Ohio Office
257 Benedict Avenue, Building D
Norwalk, OH 44857
419-668-2552
800-860-0152
FAX: 419-663-3637
MAP

 

 

Monday–Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
   
Fridays from May 1 through
Labor Day we close at noon.

Fridays from September 11 through October 31 we close at 3 pm

 

 

PNCPA e-Newsletter
Keep up-to-date! Get the
latest news and updates in
the tax world that affect you
and your business.

 

  

Click here to sign up for the
FREE PNCPA e-newsletter!


CPAs Net

Small businesses eligible for disaster assistance loans from SBA  

  
March 26, 2020
Payne, Nickles & Company

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has made up to $2 million in Economic Injury Disaster Loans available for small businesses in designated disaster zones. Below we have highlighted what you need to know about these low-interest loans and how they may be used. 

Small businesses are now eligible for up to $2 million in Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) after President Trump called for an additional $50 billion in funding to the SBA’s lending program from Congress in response to COVID-19. While the $50 billion has not yet been approved, the SBA is able to issue an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration thanks to the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act recently signed by the president. 

These low-interest loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, and accounts payable that cannot be paid as a result of the virus outbreak at an interest rate of 3.75% for small businesses without available alternate credit, and 2.75% for nonprofits. Businesses with available credit are not eligible. While up to $2 million is available per business, the SBA will determine the amount based on “your actual economic injury and your company's financial needs, regardless of whether the business suffered any property damage.”

Businesses must be located in designated states and territories where ‘substantial economic injury’ has occurred or is occurring as a result of the Coronavirus. The state or territory’s governor must submit a request for the SBA to issue an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration for their area. Currently, 29 states and the District of Columbia have been declared SBA disaster areas due to COVID-19. To find out if your business is in a SBA-declared disaster area, a current list of eligible disaster areas can be found here: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations/Index

Remember, you must be located in an SBA-declared disaster area to be eligible for the SBA disaster loan. 

Small business owners are reminded that applications will be processed in the order received, so it is best practice to submit as soon as possible as relief will not be immediate. The SBA’s goal is to make decisions on applications within 2 to 3 weeks and, upon approval, issue $25,000 within 5 days. With high demand, however, processing times will likely increase. 

If you have questions about your eligibility or the SBA loan application process, we are available to provide guidance and assistance. Call us today.
 

 
419-625-4942             419-668-2552
Sandusky                             Norwalk

 


Treasury Circular 230 Disclosure

Unless expressly stated otherwise, any federal tax advice contained in this communication is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used or relied upon, for the purpose of avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code, or for promoting, marketing, or recommending any transaction or matter addressed herein.