Posted on August 6, 2020 by firstname.lastname@example.org in Uncategorized
PPP Loan Forgiveness Update
The Small Business Administration (SBA} announced that it would be opening an online portal on August 10 for lenders to submit loan forgiveness applications and materials. However, lenders are still waiting for further guidance from the SBA on a number of policy issues and technical fixes, which could delay submissions.
Additionally, in Washington D.C. Congressional debate continues on another coronavirus stimulus package and the portal opening could be delayed if Congress passes new legislation which changes the rules for forgiveness.
As things stand now, to receive PPP loan forgiveness a borrower must complete and submit the Loan Forgiveness Application (SBA Form 3508, 3508EZ, or Lender equivalent) to its Lender (or the Lender servicing its loan). The Lender must complete the review of the application and issue a decision to SBA, along with the required documents, not later than 60 days after receipt of a complete application from the borrower. SBA will, subject to any SBA review of the loan or loan application, remit the appropriate forgiveness amount to the Lender, plus any interest accrued through the date of payment, not later than 90 days after the Lender issues its decision to SBA.
Lastly, the Treasury Department updated its FAQs for loan forgiveness on August 4th. See them here.
This week, organizers of the SEMA and AAPEX shows announced that the shows would not be held as live events due to the expanding spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The shows were scheduled for November 2 – 5 in Las Vegas.
Enforcing the Mask Mandate
A recent article on Forbes.com offered these 5 ways to encourage mask usage by customers:
Several federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Departments of Labor (DOL) Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury, have provided guidance on the scope of testing requirements. Here are some highlights:
The State of Minnesota maintains a website where Minnesotans can find a COVID-19 testing site near them.
The site includes a map that features over 200 different clinics and health care facilities that offer the tests. Sites might require an appointment before you arrive, so call ahead to see what your nearest testing site requires.CLICK HERE TO FIND CORONAVIRUS TESTING SITES IN MINNESOTA