Paycheck Protection Program Application

Application Instructions: Applicants with Employees

Before you start our application, please have the following on hand. You will be able to suspend filling out the forms and return later, if needed. 

Note: Your business can choose to use Jan-Dec 2019 or April 2019-March 2020 for reporting. Even though you can choose your "Time Period," it will need to be consistent for all documents. 

  • Business tax ID (called the TIN or EIN)
  • The payroll ledger either for the past 12 months or Jan-Dec 2019
  • Federal 940 and 941 forms filed for 2019
  • Employee benefits for the past 12 months or Jan-Dec 2019
  • State taxes you paid on payroll (e.g., unemployment insurance, usually paid to the state Department of Labor) for the past 12 months or Jan-Dec 2019
  • February 2020 payroll ledger for verification of employee #s on February 15, 2020
  • A list containing each employee that made more than $100,000 gross salary over the 12 months or in Jan-Dec 2019, or made more than $8,333 gross salary per month they worked
  • Loan details if you received an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) between January 31, 2020 and April 3, 2020
  • Copies of a state driver's license or US passport for each individual that owns 20% or more of the company, as well as their home addresses and social security number.
  • If a 20% owner is business, see the website for additional guidance
  • Evidence of your organization / registration (copy of Charter, Articles, other formation documents)
  • NAICS industry sector number for company
  • Dates of formation, current ownership, current management

The application below is for the PPP loan. In seven weeks, you will need to apply through the SBA if you want that loan forgiven. Those documents will be uploaded here once the SBA releases them. In addition, once your PPP loan is approved, we'll reach out to you to make sure you are filing for loan forgiveness through the SBA when it is time.

PPP Loan Program Application, incorporates SBA Form 2483 and Document Uploads

Note: You will be able to stop and return to our form at a later time. All information you provide is encrypted and transmitted to secure servers via DocuSign. From that point, the forms are moved to secure Microsoft servers.

If you have been asked to upload supplementary documents, please use the link below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I count as Payroll Costs?

Payroll Costs consist of compensation to employees (whose principal place of residence is the United States) in the form of salary, wages, commissions, or similar compensation; cash tips or the equivalent (based on employer records of past tips or, in the absence of such records, a reasonable, good-faith employer estimate of such tips); payment for vacation, parental, family, medical, or sick leave; allowance for separation or dismissal; payment for the provision of employee benefits consisting of group health care coverage, including insurance premiums, and retirement; payment of state and local taxes assessed on compensation of employees; and for an independent contractor or sole proprietor, wage, commissions, income, or net earnings from self-employment or similar compensation. 

What doesn’t count as Payroll Costs?

Any compensation of an employee whose principal place of residence is outside of the United States; ii. The compensation of an individual employee in excess of an annual salary of $100,000, prorated as necessary; iii. Federal employment taxes imposed or withheld between February 15, 2020 and June 30, 2020, including the employee’s and employer’s share of FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) and Railroad Retirement Act taxes, and income taxes required to be withheld from employees; and iv. Qualified sick and family leave wages for which a credit is allowed under sections 7001 and 7003 of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Public Law 116–127).

Do independent contractors count as employees for purposes of PPP loan calculations? 

No, independent contractors have the ability to apply for a PPP loan on their own so they do not count for purposes of a borrower’s PPP loan calculation.

What businesses are excluded?

Certain business in financial services or where there has been criminal activity on the part of the business or any principals.