President Trump Signs New Coronavirus Assistance Bill

Today, the President signed into law the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act”. Among other things, this legislation provides an additional $310 billion for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue loans and loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). It is unclear when the SBA will resume accepting or processing PPP loan applications. While hopes are that […]

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Update on the SBA Paycheck Protection Program for the Shrimp Industry

The Southern Shrimp Alliance has been working on the national, local and individual levels to ensure the many small businesses that comprise the US the shrimp industry have access to, and are fully informed on how to access federal coronavirus response programs – in particular, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Last Thursday, after less than two […]

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major […]

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