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The 2nd round Small Business Assistance Grant application review process is moving quickly since the November 10th application closing date.  Second round grant awards have already been made to 172 businesses totaling $1,361,736.73.  The County Auditor’s Office is working to have the majority of second round grant awards made by December 18th. 

Governor’s Small Business Webinar Series

Optimizing PPP Loan Forgiveness

When: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 PM Central Time

Where: Online Webinar

This webinar will provide Texas small business owners with an update on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. There have been many changes made to the PPP loan terms and the calculation of the value of forgiveness. This webinar will provide information on how to estimate the value of the potential forgiveness of your loan. The event also includes a live Q&A session with our expert panel from the most important support organizations, including Small Business Development Centers and the Texas Workforce Commission. The event will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with:

-an update on recent changes to the PPP

-steps to take to ensure maximum forgiveness

-expert advice on workforce related questions

-guidance on available resources, at the state and federal levels

-information on both financial and non-financial support

Link to Register