January 12, 2021


Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

The CARES Act provides an approximately $2 trillion stimulus package that includes direct payments to individual taxpayers, small business loans, increased unemployment benefits, and a variety of tax breaks. On this page, you'll find several articles written by DRM attorneys explaining the different programs offered by the CARES Act. 

New SBA Guidance on the PPP Changes and Second Draw PPP Loans

IRS Reaffirms Non-Deductibility of Forgiven PPP Loan Expenses and Affords New Tax Filing Safe Harbor Rules

Borrowers of PPP Loans of $2M or More Must Justify Necessity

SBA Interim Rule Forgiveness - $50k or Less

PPP Enforcement: It’s Not Funny

SBA Issues New Forgiveness Guidance Prior to Opening its Loan Forgiveness Portal

SBA On-Line Forgiveness Platform to Open August 10

Proposed Legislation Expedites PPP Forgiveness for Loans Under $150K

Can a Sole Proprietor Seek PPP Forgiveness Without Payroll Expenses?

New SBA Rule on PPP Flexibility Act and Early Loan Forgiveness

SBA Issues Two New PPP Forgiveness Applications and a Revised Final Interim Rule For Determining Payroll Costs and Owner Compensation

Treasury Releases PPP Revisions to First Interim Final Rule

Flexibility Act Guidance and Modified PPP Applications to Retain Partial Forgiveness

Senate Approves Paycheck Flexibility Act – Now What?

House Votes to Ease Paycheck Protection Program Restrictions

SBA Issues Further PPP Interim Final Rules on Forgiveness

SBA Releases Application Form/Instructions for PPP Loan Forgiveness

New SBA Guidance for Good Faith Certifications – Enforcement and Safe Harbors

Paycheck Protection Program Pressure Mounts – Is Change Inevitable?

CARES Act Safe Harbor Extension

Is the Amount of PPP Loan Forgiveness Jeopardized if Laid Off-Employees Refuse to be Rehired?

New Interim Final Rule on PPP Borrower and Lender Disbursements

Seasonal Businesses Receive Expanded PPP Loan Flexibility

SBA Continues to Shake the Tree, Extending Eligibility and Safe Harbor Guidance to Private Companies

Public Outcry Leads to New SBA Guidance on PPP Eligibility

Paycheck Protection Program: Where Did All The Money Go?

Documentation – The Difference Between a PPP “Loan” and a “Forgiven Loan”

Paycheck Protection Program: The Next 8 Weeks

New FAQ Guidance Released by SBA

Small Business Reorganization Act Expanded by CARES Act

Implementing the Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program SBA Guidance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Paycheck Protection Program

Economic Relief: Beyond the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans

CARES Act: Vermont and New Hampshire Allocations

COVID-19 and Estate Planning

Qualified Improvement Property Fix

President Signs $2T COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Disclaimer: If you are wondering if your EIDL or PPP loan application has been accepted or approved by the SBA, please reach out to your lender or District SBA office.  DRM cannot provide this information.

Questions about the CARES Act? Contact Scott.

Scott Jaunich


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