Public Servant Loan Forgiveness

Public Servant Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Small Business Administration has released a form of one page which makes it simpler to request forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program loans. The form is also updated with new forms to comply with the latest stimulus legislation. 

Congress approved the COVID-19 relief package in the month of March and included $284 billion of financing to small businesses that needed loans. The funds were used to reduce the economic burden of the coronavirus outbreak. The law required that the SBA issue simplified forms within 24 hours after the bill’s passage into law. This was done to facilitate the application for forgiveness. The legislation also contained conditions to encourage community banks to make more loans specifically to minority-owned companies that had difficulty getting loans last year.

Public Servant Loan Forgiveness

Ed Zollars, a partner with Thomas, Zollars & Lynch CPAs and said that the Small Business Administration fulfilled the requirement to publish the one-page form for PPP loan forgiveness within 24 hours from the date of enactment in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 20,21. This was on the Current Federal Tax Developments blog of Kaplan Financial Education. “The agency also released updated forms.”

First Draw PPP Terms of loan forgiveness

Public Servant Loan Forgiveness – First Draw PPP loans granted to eligible borrowers qualify for complete loan forgiveness if they do so within the 8-to 24-week covered period following the disbursement of loan:

  • Pay and worker levels are ensured
  • The loan proceeds are spent on payroll costs and other eligible expenses; and
  • At least 60% of the profits are used to pay for payroll expenses

Second Draw PPP Loan Forgiveness Terms

Second Draw PPP loans granted to borrowers who are eligible can be granted total loan forgiveness if they do so during the 8to 24 week time period after the loan’s disbursement

  • The First Draw PPP loan requires that the employee and compensation levels be maintained in an exactly the same manner.
  • The loan funds are used on payroll expenses and other eligible expenses; and
  • Minimum 60% of funds go to expenses for payroll
  • How to apply for loan forgiveness and when to apply

After all loan proceeds have been used, a borrower can apply for forgiveness. Borrowers can apply for forgiveness at any time prior until the date of maturity of the loan. If borrowers do not apply for forgiveness within 10 months after the date they will be able to repay the loan are able to receive loan payments from their PPP lender.

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