SBA Payroll Protection Program
The SBA's Payroll Protection Program (PPP) is part of the recently passed CARES Act and subsequent Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Act. The following instructions will help you complete your application and collect/submit required documentation so that we can accurately, quickly, and fully process your request. Incomplete applications and/or missing documentation will result in request for additional information and delays. We strongly encourage borrowers to only submit complete applications with full documentation to ensure timely processing.
US Treasury PPP Borrower Fact Sheet
Payroll Protection Program Application
- This form must be fully completed, either electronically or in writing, required certifications initialed by all 20% or greater owners, signed by an authorized representative of the business, and signed by the owner(s) of the business
- Please complete the PPP Checklist and Calculator below, selecting one of the two tabs at the bottom for your appropriate designation – small business or sole proprietor/independent contractor.
- Your calculated “Eligible PPP Loan” from this calculator must match the amount you request on your application.
- You must submit your completed PPP Checklist and Calculator and required documents with your application by:
- Electronic signature(s) and initial(s) by email to your C&F Relationship Manager OR
- Handwritten signature(s) and initial(s), then scanned/emailed to your C&F Relationship Manager OR
- Physically delivered to your C&F branch or Relationship Manager
- Incomplete applications and missing documentation will result in request for additional information and delays. We strongly encourage borrowers to only submit complete applications to ensure timely processing.
C&F PPP Checklist and Calculator
Average Monthly Payroll Costs Calculation
This is calculated by the sum of eligible costs minus sum of excluded costs. Your maximum eligible loan amount is 2.5 times this monthly average calculation for 2019 or the trailing 12 months. Please speak with us for further instructions if your business was not in operation for all of 2019.
Eligible Payroll Costs to include in your calculation
- Salary, wages, commissions, or tips (capped at $100,000 on an annualized basis for each employee);
- Employee benefits including costs for vacation, parental, family, medical, or sick leave; allowance for separation or dismissal; payments required for the provisions of group health care benefits including insurance premiums; and payment of any retirement benefit;
- State and local taxes assessed on compensation; and
- For a sole proprietor or independent contractor: wages, commissions, income, or net earnings from self-employment, capped at $100,000 on an annualized basis for each employee
Ineligible Payroll Costs – these should NOT be included in your calculation
- Compensation of an individual employee in excess of an annual salary of $100,000, as prorated for the period February 15, to June 30, 2020
- Payroll taxes, railroad retirement taxes, and income taxes
- Any compensation of an employee whose principal place of residence is outside of the United States
- Qualified sick leave wages for which a credit is allowed under section 7001 of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Public Law 116– 5 127); or qualified family leave wages for which a credit is allowed under section 7003 of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Thank you for your interest in the SBA Payroll Protection Program. We encourage you to visit treasury.gov for further information and please feel free to contact us at 800.296.6246 or your local C&F Branch if you have additional questions.
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