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PPP recipients can apply early for loan forgiveness, SBA says

PPP recipients can apply early for loan forgiveness, SBA says

By: Jeff Drew
Source: Journal of Accountancy
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) guidance released Monday night declares that PPP recipients can apply for loan forgiveness early but that doing so could cost them money.
Small businesses expect to fail. Here’s what will happen to their PPP loans.

Small businesses expect to fail. Here’s what will happen to their PPP loans.

By: Greg Iacurci
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
Small businesses have received nearly $630 billion in combined funding through the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. Nearly a quarter of small businesses are considering closing permanently due to Covid-19, one survey found. All PPP loans and EIDL loans of less than $25,000 have terms that are relatively favorable to borrowers if they need to close.
These entrepreneurs are just about out of their paycheck protection funding. Here’s what’s next

These entrepreneurs are just about out of their paycheck protection funding. Here’s what’s next

By: Darla Mercado
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 14th, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program offered forgivable loans to entrepreneurs whose businesses were affected by Covid-19. Originally it was intended to cover up to eight weeks of payroll costs, rental expenses, utilities and more.
Businesses that received money in April are coming up on the end of their eight-week period. For restaurants and other businesses, it means they’re out of aid before they’re up and running.
Senate Democrats have proposed a new lifeline to allow the hardest-hit firms to apply for a second injection of PPP funding.
As the Pandemic Unfolds, Big Alcohol Brands Plan for the Future as Others Fight for Survival_Adweek

As the Pandemic Unfolds, Big Alcohol Brands Plan for the Future as Others Fight for Survival

By: Kathryn Lundstrom
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: May 28th, 2020
Conglomerates learn important lessons, while small breweries and distilleries just try to stay alive
Google's Guidance for Businesses affected by COVID-19

Google's Guidance for Businesses affected by COVID-19

By: Google
Source: Google Business
Date of Publication: May 4th, 2020
Google's guide for small businesses
S&P Global Foundation Commits Additional USD $2M to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

S&P Global Foundation Commits Additional USD $2M to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Source: CSR Newswire
Date of Publication: April 14th, 2020
The S&P Global Foundation, the charitable arm of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), today announced a second round of grants aimed at supporting the global response to COVID-19. In addition to completing the initial allocation of USD $2 million, the Foundation has committed an additional $2M to widen its impact globally and support small businesses in this critical time of need, bringing total contributions to USD $4M.
Nasdaq Responds to COVID-19 _ Nasdaq

Letter from Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman

By: Adrena Friedman
Source: Nasdaq
Letter from Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman regarding the exchange.
H&R Block joins ‘Stand for Small’ coalition to help small businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis

H&R Block joins ‘Stand for Small’ coalition to help small businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis

By: H&R Block
Source: H&R Block
Date of Publication: April 30th, 2020
H&R Block supports small businesses through the Stand for Small coalitionWith millions of small businesses served by H&R Block and Wave, and our network of franchisees who are small business owners in their communities, we understand the vital role of small businesses in local economies.
COVID-19 and taxes: Advice for small businesses

COVID-19 and taxes: Advice for small businesses

By: H&R Block
Source: H&R Block
Date of Publication: April 10th, 2020
H&R Block's page of advice and help for small businesses during tax season and coronavirus.
National Claims Advancement Program

Guardian’s National Claims Advancement Program for PPO Network Providers

Source: Guardian
Small businesses, including our network of dentists, are at the heart of our employee benefits business, and we recognize they have been especially impacted by the coronavirus crisis. As part of our commitment to help provide support during these