U.S. Small Business Administration: Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Update on 1/8/21

January 8, 2021

Today, the SBA, in consultation with The U.S. Department of the Treasury, announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.

To promote access to capital, initially only โ€œcommunity financial institutionsโ€ will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11, and Second Draw PPP Loans on Wednesday, January 13. The PPP will open to all participating lenders shortly thereafter.

This round of the PPP continues to prioritize millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $284 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses through March 31, 2021, and by allowing certain existing PPP borrowers to apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan.

๐—ž๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ:

  • PPP borrowers can set their PPP loanโ€™s covered period to be any length between 8 and 24 weeks to best meet their business needs;
  • PPP loans will cover additional expenses, including operations expenditures, property damage costs, supplier costs, and worker protection expenditures;
  • The Programโ€™s eligibility is expanded to include 501(c)(6)s, housing cooperatives, direct marketing organizations, among other types of organizations;
  • The PPP provides greater flexibility for seasonal employees;
  • Certain existing PPP borrowers can request to modify their First Draw PPP Loan amount; and
  • Certain existing PPP borrowers are now eligible to apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan.

๐—” ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐——๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜„ ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ:

  • Previously received a First Draw PPP Loan and will or has used the full amount only for authorized uses;
  • Has no more than 300 employees; and
  • Can demonstrate at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020.

To learn more about the Payroll Protection Program, click here.

To download a PPP application, click here.

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