The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed an extension until Aug. 8 of the application period for the Paycheck Protection Program. The move, which came after the Senate approved the extension on Tuesday night, sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.
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New Technical Questions and Answers issued by the AICPA discuss accounting issues lenders have encountered related to the Paycheck Protection Program.
Here are tips that help CPAs understand which service they should provide as well as other important issues related to the PPP.
Updated guidance issued by the Treasury Department and the U.S. SBA addresses PPP loan maturity dates for all borrowers as well as maximum loan amounts for certain self-employed individuals.
With new guidance and extensions on use of funds, US businesses seek and find financial boosts in overall uncertain times.
New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) guidance declares that PPP recipients can apply for loan forgiveness early but that doing so could cost them money.
The SBA and Treasury announced an agreement with the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Small Business Committee to publish the names and amount ranges for all recipients of Paycheck Protection Program loans of $150,000 or more.
The SBA, citing the impending June 30 deadline for Paycheck Protection Program applications, said that it has restarted an online referral program to match small businesses and not-for-profits with a select group of specialized and small lenders.
Accountants can play a role in making sure the money set aside to help small business goes to the right places.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and Treasury released a revised loan forgiveness application for the Paycheck Protection Program that reflects recent changes made by Congress to make the program more borrower-friendly.
Nongovernmental entities have some options for accounting for forgivable loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, according to the AICPA’s new Technical Question and Answer guidance for borrowers.
Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients can receive partial loan forgiveness even if they don’t spend at least 60% of their PPP funds on payroll, Treasury and the US Small Business Administration said.
The Senate passed a House bill that gives small businesses and other entities that received loans from the Paycheck Protection Program 16 additional weeks to spend the funds and qualify for full forgiveness of the loans.
Legislation designed to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic has created new issues for CPAs and other valuation specialists to consider. New AICPA FAQs address these valuation concerns.
The US House passed a bill that would relax some of the requirements that Paycheck Protection Program fund recipients need to fulfill to qualify for forgiveness from their loans.
Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 funding worth $10 billion is being set aside for Community Development Financial Institutions, which work with underserved communities.
The SBA and Department of Treasury issued a pair of new interim final rules Friday for the Paycheck Protection Program. Meanwhile, bills in Congress could make major changes to two of the PPP’s most significant rules. Votes could come as early as this week.
An application form and instructions released by the US Small Business Administration are designed to assist borrowers as they apply for Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a new interim final rule opening the door for lenders to increase existing Paycheck Protection Program loans to partnerships and seasonal employers.
The US Small Business Administration issued guidance stating that businesses that together with their affiliates accepted Paycheck Protection Program loans totaling less than $2 million will be assumed to have certified their loans in good faith.