SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans opened to eligible Nebraska business owners affected by COVID-19

Nebraska District Office  - March 2020

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Small Business Owners in Nebraska Are Now Eligible to Apply For SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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Nebraska has now been issued the required Federal Declaration of disaster to allow small business owners to apply for low-interest SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs). Any small business owner affected by COVID-19 since the beginning of January 2020 can apply for the loan here.

Applications can be submitted online through the SBA Disaster website. The application requires the following documents:

  • Loan application (SBA Form 5)
  • IRS Form 4506-T signed by each applicant, each principal owning 20% or more of the applicant business, each general partner or managing member, or any owner that has more than 50% ownership in an affiliate business (business parents, subsidiaries, etc.)
  • Personal Financial Statement (SBA Form 413D) signed by the above listed people
  • Schedule of liabilities listing all fixed debts (SBA Form 2202 may be used)
  • Most recently filed Federal Income Tax returns

Online applications are highly encouraged. SBA Forms can be found here: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/PaperForms

 

SBA Resources Are Available During COVID-19 Crisis

SBA resource partners provide business consulting, mentoring and training services.

SBA Resource Partners Still Available For Mentoring

The SBA's resource partners SCORE, the Nebraska Business Development Center, Women's Business Center and Veterans Business Resource Center are still available by phone or email. 

GENERAL INFO ON COVID-19


Be Aware of COVID-19 SCAMS

The FTC has notified people that scanners are taking advantage of individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.  Learn how to avoid their scams here.

Follow CDC Guidelines

The CDC has valuable information and resources on COVID-19 here. Please follow CDC guidelines: 

  • Wash hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water
  • If soap and water are unavailable, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Practice social distancing
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Wear a facemask if you are sick
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily

Additional Federal Resources

COVID-19: Guidance for Small Businesses  sba.gov/coronavirus

Get COVID-19 Information Only From Reputable Sources

 

Federal agencies are a reliable source of information for COVID-19 information.