Posted by the Journal of Accountancy on October 9:
Recipients of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less will be able to apply for forgiveness using a simplified application that was released Thursday by Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
A new interim final rule (IFR) provides new guidance concerning forgiveness and loan review processes for PPP loans of $50,000 or less.
Under the IFR, PPP borrowers of $50,000 or less are exempted from any reductions in forgiveness based on:
Reductions in full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees; and
Reductions in employee salary or wages.