b. Could I be ineligible even if I meet the eligibility requirements in (a) above? Paycheck Protection Program

FAQ#: 218 published 4-23-2020

PPP III. Temporary New Business Loan Program: Paycheck Protection Program

Effective Date: This rule is effective April 14, 2020.

b. Could I be ineligible even if I meet the eligibility requirements in (a) above?

You are ineligible for a PPP loan if, for example:

i. You are engaged in any activity that is illegal under Federal, state, or local law;

ii. You are a household employer (individuals who employ household employees such as nannies or housekeepers);

iii. An owner of 20 percent or more of the equity of the applicant is incarcerated, on probation, on parole; presently subject to an indictment, criminal information, arraignment, or other means by which formal criminal charges are brought in any jurisdiction; or has been convicted of a felony within the last five years; or

iv. You, or any business owned or controlled by you or any of your owners, has ever obtained a direct or guaranteed loan from SBA or any other Federal agency that is currently delinquent or has defaulted within the last seven years and caused a loss to the government.

The Administrator, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury (the Secretary), determined that household employers are ineligible because they are not businesses. 13 CFR 120.100.

Reference Resource: SBA-2020-0015-0001

Comment Date: Comments must be received on or before May 15, 2020.

To submit your comment on this topic here: SBA-2020-0015-0001



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