Qualifying small businesses can now apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through certain lenders. The Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened its PPP portal on January 11, 2021 after Congress passed and the President signed legislation in December 2020, authorizing the continuation of the program and an additional $284 billion in funds. The program allows […]
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA 2021) became law on December 27, 2020, and among many other things, provided for a second round of potentially forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans to small businesses that were financially impacted by the effects of the pandemic. The Act not only provides funds and guidelines for a round two […]
On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 which included measures for both COVID-19 relief and sweeping funding provisions for the government through September 2021. While there are many sections of this law to explore, this article will focus on the stimulus checks. Qualifying individuals will receive these economic […]
With an alarming increase in scams, cybercrimes, and other fraud schemes, we all need to be extra diligent in our actions to protect our businesses, our computers, our children, and ourselves. Here are some things we need to watch out for and how to stay safe. Virtual Environment Exploits A record number of people are […]
On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law, and one part of it includes two loan programs for small businesses.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was passed on March 18, 2020 and contains several provisions that affect private businesses with fewer than 500 employees and all public employers. It goes into effect April 2, 2020.