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CARES Update that Every Business Owners Must Know About – An Overview by William D King

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This comprehensive law addresses small company interference loans, relief for individual people, families, as well as businesses. It lends support to severely distressed parts of the economy, as well as a healthcare way to respond that includes maintaining a key strategic large supply of drugs, mitigating case of emergencies drug shortages, attempting to prevent medically necessary device shortfalls, use of laboratory-developed tests in an urgent situation, and access to health care services for COVID-19 patients, among other things. Readers can get the full text of the CARES Act by visiting this link: CARES Act Text.


William D King shares the recent updates about CARES Act


Coronavirus relief legislation, known as the CARES Act, was signed into law on March 27, 2020, and assisted the vast majority of federal student loan mortgage holders by temporarily having to stop payments as well as involuntary compilations on federal law held student loan debt until September 30, 2020, thereby alleviating their financial burden. The pause was extended to December 31, 2020, according to an executive order signed by then-President Donald Trump a month before it was set to expire. 


Supporting loans for small businesses


A number of loan programs, including those for physician practices, were formed or continued to expand as a direct consequence of the CARES Act. They include-

(1) the Paycheck Protection Program for smaller firms; 

(2) the (CESA) or what is known as the Coronavirus Economic Stabilization Act, that also founded the Main Street Lending Program and authorized the Federal Reserve to lend money, loan assurances, other investments, as well as subsidization that can provide liquidity to mid-size enterprises with 15,000 or fewer staff for a period of up to five years; and

(3) the Paycheck Protection Program for small companies.


Additional tax benefits may be available to physician practices depending on their circumstances. The Department of Health and Human Services Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, which provides financial assistance to physician practices, is another source of assistance. A summary of them is provided below, along with links to further information and data.



Temporary pauses continue to be automatic


If you qualify, the amendment will automatically extend the freeze on federal student loans, including involuntary collections, by the end of January for all of your outstanding federal student loans. Furthermore, the interim zero percent interest rate on all federally guaranteed student loans will remain in effect.


Recovery of defaulted, federally owned loans will remain frozen, and any borrower with such loans who have had wages garnished during this period will receive a return of the wage’s garnishments. If you qualify for a return, any eligible federal loan repayments that you have made since March 13, 2020, the retroactive start date of the administration forbearance term, will be reimbursed to you.


William D King says that this means that debtors are not required to take any action in order to renew the emergency forbearance or to cease collection actions, and these benefits will continue to be available to all borrowers who meet the requirements.


It was also announced that the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund would be issuing clarifications on how single physicians can obtain grant funding. According to the statute, the funds compensate qualifying organizations, hospitals, and physicians for revenue losses and additional expenses as a result of COVID-related events.