The State of California is Poised to Overtake Germany as World’s No. 4 Economy

October 31, 2022By Paren Knadjian

California residents are used to hearing, and oftentimes experiencing, negative consequences for living in the Golden State. Whether it be earthquakes, forest fires, homelessness, or drought, we also seem to be surrounded by a stream of news about businesses fleeing California for the lower tax and regulation-lite states of Texas, Nevada, or Arizona. However, contrary Read the full article…

The Merits of Partial Sale and Rollover Equity

October 13, 2022By Paren Knadjian

Introduction to Rollover Equity When business owners are considering the sale of their business, they tend to make two assumptions that limit their options – sell to a strategic buyer and sell 100% of their company. Let’s look at the first assumption. It is true that many M&A deals involve the sale of one corporation Read the full article…

Restaurant Revitalization Fund – Details

April 19, 2021By Paren Knadjian

1. Introduction 2. Eligible Entities 3. Other Eligibility Criteria 4. Interaction of RRF with other SBA loans 5. Calculation of Funding Amount 6. Eligible Uses of Funds (Eligible Expenses) 7. Timeframe for Using Funds 8. Use of Funds Validation 9. How to Apply 10. Apply through SBA Restaurant Partners 11. Apply Directly through SBA 12. Read the full article…

PPP Application Deadline Extended

March 30, 2021By Paren Knadjian

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, President Biden signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law. The Act, which passed on a bipartisan basis by the Senate on March 25th and by the House on March 16th, extends the deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications to May 31st, 2021. It was previously March Read the full article…

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

March 11, 2021By Paren Knadjian

On Thursday, March 11th, President Biden signed the much-anticipated American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. The $1.9 Trillion stimulus package expands COVID-19 relief for individuals, families, local governments, and businesses and includes direct payments and increased child credits. While the contents of the plan have been cause for much debate in the last Read the full article…

[Webinar] PPP 2021 Program – Updates on Loan Applications, Rule Changes, Eligibility, Forgiveness, and Interaction with ERTC

March 1, 2021By Paren Knadjian

The PPP loan program is evolving fast with new rules on Second Draw applications, including a 2-week pause on companies with 20 or more employees and new calculations for sole proprietors. In addition, both the lenders and the SBA are reviewing, rejecting, and putting holds on many applications because of API errors, compliance failures, and Read the full article…