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PPP Loan Forgiveness Update

If you received a PPP loan for $50,000 or less, you are now eligible to apply for loan forgiveness using a simpler application—Form 3508S—released by the Treasury Department and SBA. This new process cuts down your workload by eliminating the…

Movements on the Hill

As you may have seen in recent news, the House and Senate have remained gridlocked on how to provide support for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. However, this stalemate appears to be on the verge of finally giving way as…

Congress Passes PPP Flexibility Act

Last night, the Senate passed legislation already approved in the House that substantially changes the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for the better.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application Released

In consultation with the Department of the Treasury, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the process of applying for forgiveness under the CARES Act.

PPA Calls For Immediate Action For Additional Funding

On behalf of 30,000 professional photographers from every corner of the country, I write to ask for swift action to be taken to ensure the survival of small businesses during this pandemic. We are greatly appreciate of your efforts during this…

Paycheck Protection Program Applications Now Open

Don’t wait; contact your bank this morning! There are some things that you should be doing right now if you plan to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan.

Anonymous Was a Woman Announces COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant

Anonymous Was a Woman (AWAW), an unrestricted grant program, has partnered with The New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA) to unveil an emergency relief grant program to support women visual artists over the age of 40 who have experienced…

Updates on COVID-19 Government Assistance and Additional Resources to Support You.

Here at PPA, we are continuing to break down what’s in the approved federal relief package while providing you with resources to assist you during this time. If you have not already bookmarked the page: be sure to do…

Communicating with Your Clients in Times of National Emergency or Crisis.

For many of us, it’s far from “business as usual" right now. The current COVID-19 crisis has drastically altered the day to day routines of small businesses across the country, photographers being no exception. Canceled weddings, events, and photoshoots coupled…

President Trump Signs the CARES Act Into Law

H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act becomes Law. President Donald Trump signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill establishing it as law, making it the largest rescue package in American history.
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