Browsing: SBA Paycheck Protection Program

Economy

With several emergency credit facilities created to respond to the COVID-19 emergency scheduled to wind down by year’s end, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today asked the Federal Reserve to return unused funds in several facilities to the Treasury.

Newsbytes

The IRS yesterday issued a ruling that borrowers expecting Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness applications to be approved must disallow a deduction for qualified 2020 expenses in 2020 tax returns, even in situations where the forgiveness application has not been approved or filed by the end of the year.

Community Banking

ABA today joined a broad coalition of groups from various industries in a letter to the Small Business Administration and Treasury Department raising concerns about the loan necessity questionnaires that SBA is using to evaluate borrowers’ good-faith certification of their economic need for Paycheck Protection Program loans.

Commercial Lending

A few days shy of a court-ordered Nov. 19 deadline for the Small Business Administration to release the names, addresses and precise loan amounts for all Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients and all COVID-19-related Economic Injury Disaster Loan recipients, the federal judge who issued the order temporarily stayed it.

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