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The PPP is being extended! New application deadline is May 31, 2021

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR 2021: Congress has approved an extension of the PPP loan program until May 31, 2021, including “second […]

Mar 30, 2021

Tracking PPP expenses to maintain forgiveness (tools and tips!)

In this 6-minute read: Why it’s important to track and keep accurate records of your PPP loan expenses How can […]

Feb 03, 2021

You can “stack” your first and second draw PPP loans! (We show you how)

In this 2-minute read: Is “stacking” first and second draw PPP loans legal? How you can optimize your PPP loan […]

Feb 02, 2021

PPP FAQs: 1040 Schedule C tips for independent contractors, sole proprietors, and self-employed

In this 3-minute read: What new PPP rules can have big impacts on loan amounts for Schedule C borrowers? Do […]

Feb 01, 2021

2021 EIDL grants, advances, loans, and FAQs (check back for updates!)

UPDATE: SBA is currently accepting new COVID-19 EIDL loan applications from all qualified small businesses, including agricultural businesses, and private […]

Jan 26, 2021

PPP 2021: How long does it take to apply, get approved, and get funding?

In this 3-minute read: Will the PPP run out of money? How long does it take to submit a PPP […]

Jan 26, 2021

Can I get a PPP loan if I am on unemployment? (FAQs for 2021)

In this 2-minute read: Can I still get a PPP first or second draw loan if I’m currently taking unemployment […]

Jan 25, 2021

What can independent contractors use PPP loans for? (approved expenses 2021)

In this 4-minute read: What can independent contractors spend their PPP loan on? What constitutes an independent contractor for the […]

Jan 25, 2021

When / how can independent contractors & self-employed apply for PPP loans in 2021?

In this 6-minute read: When can independent contractors and self-employed business owners apply for the PPP loan in 2021? How […]

Jan 21, 2021

Do I need to have PPP forgiveness before applying for a second draw loan? (2021 Q&A)

In this 3-minute read: Do you need your first PPP loan forgiven before you apply for a second draw loan? […]

Jan 20, 2021

Can independent contractors & self employed get a first or second draw PPP loan in 2021? (new FAQs!)

In this 5-minute read: Can independent contractors, sole proprietors, and self-employed business owners get a first or second draw PPP […]

Jan 20, 2021

PPP 2021: what are the additional covered / forgivable expenses compared to 2020?

In this 4-minute read: What new expenses are covered and forgivable under PPP 2021? Operations expenditures, vandalism/property damage, supplier costs, […]

Jan 19, 2021

How do I find my PPP First Draw SBA Loan Number when applying for second draw loans?

In this 2-minute read: How do I find my PPP First Draw SBA Loan Number number? Why do I need […]

Jan 14, 2021

PPP 2021: simplified application, second draw loans added (see new forms here!)

In this 3-minute read: New simpler PPP application form .pdf Second draw loan application (including .pdf) Can I just submit […]

Jan 13, 2021

Here’s what PPP 2021 update means for minority, veteran, women-owned businesses

What’s new for PPP 2021? The SBA is responding to criticism that larger borrowers who used bigger banks had an […]

Jan 11, 2021

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