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PPP Forgiveness: Covered Period
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Questions about Covered Period Start and End dates?


  • Please read the definition of Covered Period and/or Alternative Payroll Covered Period in the Form 3508/3508 EZ Instructions for Borrowers- screenshot below. To access the full instructions for the Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application Forms, click HERE.



  • When preparing your applications for Forgiveness, keep in mind the SBA has validations in place to require the Covered Period Start/End Dates and/or Alt Covered Period Start/End Dates to reflect the full 8 or 24 week periods. This is true even for borrowers that would like to submit for Forgiveness earlier than the Covered Period/Alt Covered Period End Date. Q&A screenshot below from an SBA presentation.




  • As a lender, you will need to confirm the Covered Period dates  in Quickstart > Forgiveness Menu > General tab:


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