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Black Lives Matter: Now is the Time To Speak Up

As the nation mourns the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and cries out against the systemic racism that allowed it to happen, Anik’s Books stands in solidarity with all people demonstrating and fighting against the unjust system which continually allows for violence against vulnerable and marginalized American communities. As the beneficiaries of centuries […]

What is the PPP Flexibility Act?

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 makes a number of adjustments to the PPP aimed at assisting small businesses. PPP Application Deadline It is unclear if, but unlikely that the PPPFA will extend the time frame during which the SBA will accept PPP applications. Some members of Congress (including both ranking members on […]

What’s actually in the CARES Act for Small Businesses?

Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loans EIDLs, made through the SBA, have been available for roughly two weeks now.  They offer 3.75% interest rates. With repayment options for a period of up to 30 years, determined on a case-by-case basis. The Eligible Expenses are: Fixed Debts Payroll Accounts payable, and, Other bills which can’t be paid […]

CARES Act First Look

Senator Cardin detailed the measures being taken in the
upcoming relief bill to help small businesses on the Senate floor today. There will be three major grant programs aimed at providing
small businesses necessary relief.