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PPP Loan Forgiveness - The Next Chapter


The rules for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) continue to be revised. Initially, the SBA posted an Interim Final Rule relating to the implementation of CARES Act on April 2, 2020. There has been nothing "final" about it! Subsequently, the SBA and Treasury issued additional Interim Final Rules, and then a series of revisions. While the intent of these revisions has been to make the program more accessible, and the relief granted through the loan proceeds more meaningful, the changes have created a great deal of confusion.

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Identifying and Preventing Fraud in Your Small Business


It starts with motivation, moves to rationalization, and culminates with opportunity. That's the cycle most employees who commit workplace fraud go through, stated Ross Dietrich, managing partner at Price Kong & Co., CPAs, during his informative presentation on Fraud Prevention at Republic Bank of Arizona's virtual ShopTalk event in April.

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PPP Has Let Us Show Our True Colors


It has been related many times that in a crisis we show our true colors, some stumble, some step up. I have been humbled and honored to work with a group of people who have stepped up in inspiring ways. Our bankers.

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Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Scams


Coronavirus scams are sweeping the nation. Fraudsters are using the coronavirus as an opportunity to scam consumers and financial institutions. Be aware of the warning signs to better protect yourself, your family and your business from financial harm.

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Why SBA Lending Deserves Another Look


If you're considering acquiring a new business or expanding your existing business venture, a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan may be a more attractive option than ever before. Rules implemented within the last few years make SBA 7(a) loans more appealing to lenders and more accessible to businesses.

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