New Hampshire District Office - December 17, 2020

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Paycheck protection program, PPP

PPP in the News

PPP Saved Millions of Small Businesses, American jobs

By SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza

During a year when every sector of society grappled with how to defeat a novel virus, COVID-19, and survive sweeping government shutdowns, we can say with certainty the American small business sector was upheld by the Trump administration.

By providing millions of small businesses with the short-term certainty and capital they needed to keep tens of millions of employees on payroll, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) accomplished its mission, and now our nation’s small businesses are helping lead the great American economic comeback.

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Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

Small businesses and others that received PPP loans should wait for their lenders to reach out about their specific process for accepting forgiveness applications; however, you can see the simplified version of the form and instructions by following the links below.

SBA began approving PPP forgiveness applications and remitting forgiveness payments to PPP lenders for PPP borrowers on October 2, 2020.  SBA will continue to process all PPP forgiveness applications in an expeditious manner.

Click here to view the simpler loan forgiveness application.

Click here to view the instructions for completing the simpler loan forgiveness application.

Click here to view the Interim Final Rule on the simpler forgiveness process for loans of $50,000 or less.



Please be advised that the deadline to apply for EIDL funding is now DECEMBER 31st, 2020

What to do if my EIDL was declined?

If your COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan was declined, you can request reconsideration within six months of the date of the decline letter. Include your application number and information required to overcome the reason for decline. You can send this information via email to pdcrecons@sba.gov or mail to the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155.  Learn more

Exporting basics

SAVE the DATE - Upcoming Virtual Event



A Deeper Dive into Export Compliance


Jan 12th- Register Here:  Exporting 201


The State of New Hampshire's Office of International Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Granite State District Export Council are pleased to present a deeper dive webinar on "Exporting 201"

You will learn about proper standards by which to determine origin, begin to label the origin of your items and properly handle valuations on drop shipments, samples, warranties, repairs and replacements for customs purposes.

Topics included will be:

  • Six (6) ways to export/import duty free
  • Country of origin determination
  • Exporting samples, warranties, repairs, replacements
  • Drop Shipments

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Ways to Connect with SBA New Hampshire:

Twitter: @SBA_NH

Phone: 603-225-1400