As many of you are aware from news reports, President Trump signed the CARES Act on March 27, 2020. Among other things, the CARES Act established the Paycheck Protection Program, a new business loan program that will be administered through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and SBA-approved lenders. The federally backed business loans available under the Paycheck Protection Program (“
PPP Loan”) are intended to help qualified businesses pay for various operational expenses for the period February 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020 (the “
Covered Period”). The following Q & A is intended to answer the basic questions that many of you may have regarding PPP Loans. Please note, this Q & A does not address Section 7(b) Economic Injury Disaster Loans, another type of loan offered through the SBA that your business may qualify for.