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New Senate Bill Approves Ag Small Businesses for Disaster Loan Eligibility

By K·Coe Editorial | April 21, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Update May 4, 2020: SBA is now accepting COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance applications for agricultural small businesses on a limited basis. Click here to visit the application on the SBA website. Loveland, CO – April 21, 2020 – Following weeks of lobbying the Small Business Administration (SBA) …

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New: Main Street Lending Program Available for Businesses up to 10,000 employees

By K·Coe Editorial | April 10, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes April 17, 2020 MSL Update:  The Federal Reserve has released a report following the open period for public comments.  The report confirms that the Main Street Lending program is available for employers with up to 10,000 employees, including those with less than 500 employees (even if they have already filed …

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PPP Loans Update: Most Ag Businesses Can Apply

By K·Coe Editorial | April 6, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of the CARES Act stimulus package, Congress established the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to provide forgivable loans to small businesses, non-profits, sole proprietors and self-employed individuals. Congress added this program onto the existing Small Business Administration 7(a) loan program. This created some measure of confusion for agricultural businesses …

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Considerations When Applying

By K·Coe Editorial | April 2, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes As Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications are slated to start on April 3, K·Coe Isom advisors have been getting many questions and requests for guidance.  We’d like to clear the air, and provide some important considerations – for the benefit of businesses. Important Loan Forgiveness Update Clarification was released this …

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CARES Act FAQs: Helpful Loan Guidance for Businesses

By K·Coe Editorial | April 1, 2020
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Reading Time: 6 minutes Since its passage on March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act continues to be aggressively dissected, digested, and questioned by lawyers, accountants, HR and payroll administrators alike – with the intent to help businesses secure funding to endure the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Ag Industry Appealing to SBA for Disaster Loan Eligibility and Support

By K·Coe Editorial | March 30, 2020
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Reading Time: 2 minutes April 21st Update: Just announced: Senate passes bill allowing small ag businesses to receive disaster loan relief.    Following a close analysis of the CARES Act and related statutes, K·Coe Isom’s Government and Public Affairs representatives, along with its Ag Association partners, are pleading with the Small Business Administration (SBA) …

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Water Infrastructure Act Fluidly Moving Along

By K·Coe Editorial | September 25, 2018
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Reading Time: 2 minutes The proposed WATER Act will add flexibility for reservoir, irrigation, and water companies to generate essential revenue to invest in infrastructure. The bill reforms section 501(c)(12) of the federal tax code and is aimed to help companies stay in business and stimulate private investment in water infrastructure throughout rural America. …

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Ag Exporters Visit Japan to Explore New Business

By K·Coe Editorial | June 15, 2018
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Following a visit in May to China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney is currently finishing up a trade mission to Japan, joined by representatives from 42 separate businesses and 15 state departments of agriculture seeking to expand export opportunities for …

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