Loan Forgiveness

LOAN FORGIVENESS INFORMATION

Applying for Forgiveness of Your Paycheck Protection Program Loan

PPP Loan Forgiveness

Forgiveness is based on the employer maintaining or quickly rehiring employees and maintaining salary levels. Forgiveness will be reduced if full-time headcount declines, or if salaries and wages decrease. The loan forgiveness form and instructions include several measures to reduce compliance burdens and simplify the process for borrowers, including:

  • Options for borrowers to calculate payroll costs using an “alternative payroll covered period” that aligns with borrowers’ regular payroll cycles.

  • Flexibility to include eligible payroll and non-payroll expenses paid or incurred during the eight-week period after receiving their PPP loan.

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to perform the calculations required by the CARES Act to confirm eligibility for loan forgiveness.

  • Borrower-friendly implementation of statutory exemptions from loan forgiveness reduction based on rehiring by June 30.

  • Addition of a new exemption from the loan forgiveness reduction for borrowers who have made a good-faith, written offer to rehire workers that was declined.

SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
Download PPP Loan Forgiveness PDF – Version Fillable