Note: We have JUST received the following information from Congressman Scalise’s Chief of Staff Megan Bel Miller. The conference calls our Chamber staff have participated in have provided ongoing updates as the CARE act evolved and passed. WE ENCOURAGE OUR MEMBERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THURSDAY’S CALL!
The Small Business Administration and Treasury Department JUST RELEASED important guidance and the application form for small businesses to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program’s forgivable loans. Further information is on our (Scalise's) website
and also on the Treasury Department's website
. In addition, Congressman Scalise will be hosting a small business call this Thursday, April 2 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM Central Time to discuss this program and other issues facing small businesses. You can call in to the conference call using the following information:
Congressman Steve Scalise Conference Call for Small Businesses
Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM Central Time
*Call lines are limited, so please call in early.*
BREAKING NEWS: Paycheck Protection Program Information for Small Businesses
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.
Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.
‣For a top-line overview of the program,
‣If you’re a lender, more information can be found
‣If you’re a borrower, more information can be found
‣THE APPLICATION FOR BORROWERS CAN BE FOUND