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Federal officials have rolled out streamlined requirements that simplify how small businesses apply for forgiveness of loans amounts $50,000 or less that were approved for small businesses as part of the Payroll Protection Program.
America’s small businesses are slightly more bullish about their own survival than five months ago, with a majority now saying they expect to be operating beyond six months even if current conditions persist, according to a new survey.
Greater Spokane Incorporated has reopened a coronavirus-relief grant program to assist small businesses and nonprofits.
Small businesses are in limbo again as the coronavirus outbreak rages and the government’s $659 billion relief program draws to a close.
Ever since the U.S. government launched its emergency lending program for small businesses on April 3, there have been complaints that bigger companies had their loans approved and disbursed more quickly. There is now evidence to back up those complaints.
Up to 1,500 Spokane County businesses facing financial hardship because of COVID-19 soon could have access to small-business grants after the Spokane County Commissioners voted to spend $10 million in federal COVID-19 aid to fund a new program.
Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government program stops accepting applications for loans.
The Trump administration has relented to public pressure and pledged to provide more details about which small businesses received loans from a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program. But government watchdogs say even more transparency is needed to get an accurate picture of who was helped, and who was left out.
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has abruptly dropped its insistence on secrecy for a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program for small businesses.
Superfly has announced its latest event, “Small Business Live,” a philanthropic music experience supporting minority-owned small businesses across the country. “Small Business Live” is set for 1-7 p.m. Saturday on TikTok and includes performances at local small businesses close to artists’ hearts as well as other locations.
The Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small-business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops and survive the pandemic.
Small businesses hoping for more leeway in using coronavirus loan money were disappointed as the government released instructions for seeking forgiveness for the loans
More than 40 public companies are pledging to return money to the government’s small business coronavirus fund now that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is threatening criminal prosecutions for violating the rules of the program.
Federal officials this week have reserved a disaster loan program, which traditionally had been used for things like hurricane recovery, to give exclusive access to agriculture-related businesses to ensure that farmers get a chance to secure funds from the national relief program.
The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that it was expanding a major lending program to provide support for businesses struggling to cope with the economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The second round of loan applications for the government’s small business relief program has been slowed by computer issues at the Small Business Administration.
Spokane-area bankers were ready Monday morning when the federal government opened the flood gates to a second round of funds designed to keep employees on local payrolls.
Congress approved another $310 billion in relief for small businesses Thursday with new guidelines to ensure that small banks and businesses get a share of the program to help them retain employees during the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Some big restaurant chains have obtained loans under a small-business relief program, leading business groups to cry foul even though the loans are within the guidelines of the lending program.