New bill would allow small businesses to get second PPP loan
Certain small-business owners may be able to apply for a second Paycheck Protection Program loan if a new bill introduced on June 18 becomes law.

The legislation, called the Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program (P4) Act, would allow businesses with fewer than 100 employees to apply for a second loan if they have used up (or are on pace to exhaust) their first PPP loan and can show a 50% loss in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Business owners also must show they need the money for payroll and eligible non-payroll costs.

“Many small businesses will continue to struggle in the weeks and months to come,” Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) said. “Congress must once again act urgently to support our most vulnerable small businesses through this crisis, so our economy can recover as quickly as possible after the pandemic. Every business we prevent from failing now, is a business that will be in a position to create jobs during the recovery.”

RSK: Stay tuned for a virtual seminar on this very topic from your RASCW Commercial Committee in July. We will let you know how to Zoom in on it.

Ken Notes: Has anyone else thought that the government lacks the due diligence needed to check on these loans and the actual need and use...

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