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Congress Extends Paycheck Protection Program Deadline to August 8

July 2, 2020

On July 1, 2020, the United States Congress passed an extension of the deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans made under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. The PPP, which expired and ceased accepting new applications on June 30, 2020, has now been extended to August 8, 2020.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department estimate that approximately $130 billion remains available for PPP loans. Businesses that meet the eligibility criteria for the loan program should consider applying for funds before August 8, 2020.

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