Issues related to CPA involvement with PPP loans
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Issues related to CPA involvement with PPP loans

5 months ago · 9 min read



Center for Plain English Accounting, the AICPA’s National A&A Resource Center. Special Report April 22, 2020

The CPEA has received several questions regarding CPAs assisting clients with applications, including working as Agents under the definition of the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which provides forgivable loans to help small businesses cover fees including payroll, mortgage expenses, rent, and utilities.

We know there is frustration around providing services to small business clients as they apply for PPP loans being issued through the Small Business Administration (SBA). The AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) has been adding developments daily to their webpages, but we wanted to cover some of the more commonly asked questions and complexities that we have been hearing from members, including those related to acting as agents and whether performing certain services in association with these

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