On May 28, 2020, the House overwhelmingly passed a bill to loosen key rules for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

The plan would:

  • Reduce the percentage of aid money that must be spent on payroll from 75% to 60%
  • Extend the window businesses have to use the funds from 8 weeks to six months
  • Push back a June 30 deadline to rehire workers
  • Extend from two years to five years the time new PPP loans must be paid back if the amount provided does not convert to a grant
  • Let companies receiving loan forgiveness defer payroll taxes

The bill is now headed to the Senate.

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House Passes Bill to Loosen Rules on PPP Loans