Options for beleaguered restaurants owners are quickly mobilizing and here is what you need to know. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, recently passed by Congress and signed by President Trump on March 27, allows the Small Business Administration (SBA) to guaranty $349 billion in loans to small businesses that have been impacted economically by the virus.
Obviously, these are tough times for the restaurant industry. It behooves restaurant owners to effectively use their advisors, particularly their accountants and your lawyers. Your goal is twofold: Communicate most effectively with all the constituencies you have to deal with and be in the best position possible coming out of this crisis.
Along with you, we are closely watching the impact COVID-19 is having on our communities and businesses. We understand the tremendous impact that the restaurant and franchise industries have on the economy.
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