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COVID-19 and Paycheck Protection Program

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Last updated on 05/21/2021 at 7:48 pm

This article focuses on the first Paycheck Protection Program established in the Spring of 2020 by the CARES Act. In December 2020, Congress passed another bill that established a second Round of PPP assistance. For more information about Round 2 of PPP, go here.  

What types of businesses can apply for the PPP?

How do I apply for the PPP?

What can I use the PPP for?

Is the PPP a loan or a grant?

What are some documents that I may need to submit along with my application?

How much money can be borrowed through the PPP, and can I receive funding if I have refused funding from other sources?

I am a sole proprietor applying for PPP. Can you walk me through the process?

What business qualifies for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)?

Are there any other funding options? (express loan, 504 loan, microloan)

I received a PPP loan. Am I still eligible for the Employee Retention Credit (ERTC)?

Can I apply for the loan if I am a new business owner?

Am I able to receive SBA debt relief and how do I qualify for debt relief on SBA loans?

Is there anyone I can contact for more information?