| Covid-19 | Aug 11, 2020

Small Business Administration (SBA) Releases Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Addressing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness

SBA, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released FAQs on the PPP’s loan forgiveness policies. Topics highlighted include:• General loan forgiveness (e.g., regarding documentation for submission and overarching timing considerations),• Payroll costs (e.g., the inclusion of incurred but not expended payroll costs and non-salary types of payroll such as tips and commissions),• Nonpayroll costs (e.g., coverage for specific utility and electricity charges), and • Loan forgiveness reductions (e.g., whether and how to report reductions in full time employee counts or employee salary reductions).