The Federal Government and some States have implemented Emergency and Disaster Relief Loans for Small Business. If your business has become affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, please find important information below:
Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance.
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Requirements for State of Maryland
This COVID-19 Emergency Relief $75M Loan Fund offers working capital to assist Maryland for-profit small businesses disrupted operations due to COVID-19. Loan assistance is intended to provide interim relief complementing actions with its bank, business interruption insurance, and financial partners.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Loans up to $50,000 (not to exceed three months of cash operating expenses) open to Maryland businesses impacted by the COVID-19 with fewer than 50 employees.
- 0% for the first 12 months, and 2% for the remaining 36 months.
- Deferral of any payments for the first 12 months, and straight amortization beginning in the 13th month through the 36th month.
- Business must be established prior to March 9, 2020 and in good standing.
- Two years of historical financial statements and most recent interim statement to benchmark revenue against (if available).
- Six month pro forma of estimated lost revenue or other documented loss evidence.
- Minimum personal credit score of 575.
- No collateral requirements.
- Eligible uses include: working capital to support payroll expenses, rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar expenses that occur in the ordinary course of operations.
- Notices from tenants closing operations and not paying rent caused by loss of income.
- Notice of inability to pay rent or make loan payments due to reduced sales, suspended operations.
- Increased cost related to COVID-19 prevention measures.
- Notice of disrupted supply network leading to shortage of critical inventory or materials.
- Other circumstances subject to review on a case by case basis.