Paycheck Protection Program – What is included in “Average Monthly Payroll” & What can I use the money for?

Paycheck Protection Program

This article is an extracted from and article by Fenwick & West LLP. & Treasury Department website. Maximum Amount — The sum of (i) borrower’s average total monthly “payroll costs” during the one-year period leading up to loan origination multiplied by 2.5 (i.e., 2.5 times average monthly payroll costs) plus (ii) […]

U.S. Senate Passes House’s Emergency Coronavirus Bill. What is the Impact on Employers?

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From ADP This morning (3/20/2020), The U.S. Department of Treasury moved Tax Day from April 15th to July 15th – no interest and no penalties for filing! On March 18, 2020 the U.S. Senate passed the revised US House of Representatives’ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). The bill now […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Florida the Sunshine State

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period opened March 17, 2020 and […]

Successfully Navigating the SBA Lending Process

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For buyers seeking acquisition financing, an SBA 7(a) loan can be a fantastic tool.  Relative to conventional loans that typically require down payments of 30% or more, buyers utilizing SBA loans can make a down payment of 10-25% (more on this later), and obtain a low fixed rate (a small amount […]

Business Buyers Can Leverage SBA Lending

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Finding the money to start your own small business can be a challenge.  Over the decades, countless people have turned to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for help.  A recent Inc. Magazine article, “Kickstart Your Business Dreams with SBA Lending,” by BizBuySell President, Bob House, explored how SBA lending can be […]

Show me the money!! 6 Ways to Finance Your Business.

Fancaning is Knowing where to and who to ask for the money

Here’s a quick review of the most popular ways businesses get financed: Savings The first and most obvious option is to look at your (non-retirement) savings. If you have mutual funds and other liquid investments, you can liquidate (taxes will be incurred) and apply towards your franchise. Many people feel more secure investing in […]

New EB-5 Regulations Announced – Investment Amount Increases

Advance Copy of EB-5 Final Rule This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations governing the employment-based, fifth preference (EB-5) immigrant investor classification and associated regional centers to reflect statutory changes and modernize the EB-5 program. In general, under the EB-5 program, individuals are eligible to apply for lawful […]