PPP FAQ Update
On May 13, 2020, the United States Treasury Department (the Treasury) issued an update to the P PP FAQs. The u pdate includes Q uestion s 46 and 47. Question 46 appears to be the " additional guidance" promised in the answer to Question 43, regarding how the Treasury will review a borrower's certification to determine whether or not it was made in "good faith".

The answer to Question 46, states, " Any borrower that, together with its affiliates, received PPP loans with an original principal amount of less than $2 million will be deemed to have made the required certification concerning the necessity of the loan request in good faith."

Question 47, then extends the May 14 deadline for r epayment of a PPP loan to May 18, giving PPP borrowers additional time to review this new guidance provided in Question 46. T he current FAQs are available at the following link:

https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Paycheck-Protection-Program-Frequently-Asked-Questions.pdf

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