A couple of days ago, President Trump signed into law a second stimulus package for COVID relief. This legislation includes $600 stimulus checks, more funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, along with some updates to the rules, changes to the regulations related to loan forgiveness, tax deferrals, healthcare, and more. Throughout the episode, Grant dives into what these new updates are, how they relate to individuals, business owners, employees, and how you can take advantage of the provisions in the new stimulus package.Continue reading
We’re now about six weeks into the CARES Act and in round two of the Paycheck Protection Program. The $310 billion allotted to the program in round two is beginning to dwindle, but has lasted longer than most bankers expected.
There could be another round of stimulus that replenishes the program over the next few months, of course. There seems to be widespread effort in Washington to ensure that businesses that need PPP funds are able to get them. Who knows whether that will eventually happen.
For many of the businesses the most pressing question is no longer how they can access the program & obtain funds to keep their operations going. It’s what must I do to have this loan forgiven? This post will cover what we know so far.