House Passes Bill to Ease Rules for Payroll Protection
The bill would allow small businesses seeking loan forgiveness to use a smaller share of the money on payroll.
Fed Study Questions Paycheck Protection Loans
Fed economists said there was actually a negative correlation between COVID-19 cases per capita and the share of small firms getting PPP funding.
AICPA Calls for Federal Loans Backed by Accounts Receivables
The recommended lending facility would provide loans to small businesses that pledge their future receivables.
Payroll Processors, CPAs Call for Small-Business Support
“Small businesses need to make payroll now — the clock is ticking.”
Amex, Amazon Rolling Out Small-Biz Credit Card
Amazon Prime members can choose between a 90-day interest-free period and 5% cash back.
JPMorgan Buys WePay in Major Fintech Move
The bank is reportedly paying more than $220 million to join a wave of Wall Street acquisitions of fintech startups.
LendingTree Snaps up Small Business Lender
The acquisition of startup SnapCap will help LendingTree to "scale and accelerate our small business channel."
House Looks at Tightening Pass-Through Rules
Lawmakers are concerned that large companies may take advantage of a cut in the pass-through tax rate for small businesses.
Election Drags Down Small Business Optimism
"Small business owners are deeply uncertain about the future, and that is affecting their decisions,” the NFIB says.
Small Business Optimism: ‘No Real Enthusiasm’
The NFIB's Index of Small Business Optimism rose just two-tenths of a percentage point in May to 93.8.
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