Choosing the right type of loan for your law firm practice can be tricky and confusing, due to the large number of available options, and the sometimes complicated terms and fees. Here are some tips to help you navigate the world of law firm loans.
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While many of the same qualifications apply to sole proprietors and self-employed as larger businesses, there are specific provisions for individuals who are the entirety of their company and do not compensate themselves through payroll.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been harsh, particularly on small businesses. Fortunately, there have been a number of loan and grant programs open to small business owners to offer financial help during these tough times, one being EIDL.
Community is one of those words that sounds like it has an obvious meaning, but in practice can mean a lot of different things. In the case of qualifying for an EIDL grant, what the SBA is talking about is your census tract. Depending on how populated your area is, there may be many census tracts within your municipality or very few. As it turns out, there are slightly different measures for businesses that are located in rural areas as opposed to metropolitan ones.
Whether you’ve already been through the PPP application process or you’re searching for funding for the first time, this post is for you. We’re going to cover the most frequently asked questions surrounding the second round of PPP funding. We’ll cover topics such as the requirements you must meet to receive a loan, how funds can be used, and whether you can receive another PPP loan if you already received one (spoiler alert: you can!)
The new stimulus package includes special PPP loan rules for restaurants. Learn what you could get from the PPP if you own a restaurant.
With Round 2 of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ready to kick-off the second week of January for community-based lenders, businesses may be wondering where they should go to apply for a first or second draw PPP loan. For many businesses, the most natural place to apply will be their bank. Read on for a list of the top banks with which to apply for a second round PPP loan.
COVID Relief: You Could Get Partial Forgiveness, Increased SBA Guarantee, & More On 7(a) Loans & Microloans
In order to get the full eight months’ worth of forgiveness of principal and interest payments for these loans, your business will need to be in one of the industries identified by the SBA as particularly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, such as food service, accommodation, education, arts & entertainment, and personal care services.
To help shuttered live event venues stay in business long enough to return once the pandemic is over, Congress has approved a new grant program specifically targeted at businesses that host entertainment, both live and recorded.
PPP Loans & Credit Scores: Is A Credit Check Required To Get A PPP Loan? What To Expect When You Apply
As far as formal requirements go, there is no credit score requirement you must meet in order to qualify for a PPP loan. This is despite the fact that the PPP program technically falls under the SBA’s 7(a) loan program, which does feature an acceptable credit requirement. However, this formal requirement has been suspended when it comes to Paycheck Protection Program loans.