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 More

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 More

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 More

Paycheck Protection Program First & Second Draw Loans – Updated Rules

January 11, 2021By Paren Knadjian

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act) into law to provide continued assistance to individuals and businesses that have been financially impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Section 311 of the Economic Aid Act added a new temporary section, 7(a)(37), … Read More

$900 Billion Stimulus Bill Agreed in Congress

December 21, 2020By Paren Knadjian

Congress reached an agreement late on Sunday, December 20th, for a $900 billion stimulus package.  The Bill is expected to pass the House and Senate and be signed into law by December 23rd. The full text of the Bill has just been released and we are reviewing the details. Meanwhile, below are the highlights of how … Read More