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The ATAT Professional Development Conference Will Be Virtual This Year  
by: ATAT
Posted 5/29/2020

The Professional Development Conference will move to an online format for 2020.

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application & Additional Rules
by: Bloomnet

On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released the loan forgiveness application (“Application”) for borrowers who participated in the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).

The Application, together with the accompanying instructions and worksheets, provide step by step assistance and guidance for forgiveness of up to 100% of the principal amount of the loans under the PPP and a summary is provided below.

In addition, on May 22, 2020, the SBA published two Interim Final Rules (the “Rules”) providing further clarity on PPP loan forgiveness requirements, the loan review process and the responsibilities of borrowers and lenders.

Am I Eligible?
Here is a list of the following entities that are eligible for PPP:

  • Sole Proprietor 
  • Partnership
  • C-Corp
  • S-Corp
  • LLC
  • Independent Contractor
  • Self-Employed Individual
  • 501(c)(3) Nonprofit
  • 501(c)(19) Veteran Organization
  • Tribal Business

You can find out more about whether your business qualifies for the PPP loan on the U.S. Department Of The Treasury website or Congress Passed More Funding for the Paycheck Protection Program

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Upcoming Events 2020
Hosted by: Texas State Florists' Association

Texas State Florists' Association has been cultivating member success and a solid platform for floral education for the future of the Floral Industry for over 105 Years!

  • Professional Development
  • Professional Certification
  • High School Certification
  • Education
  • Scholarships Recognition
  • Industry Involvement
  • Promotion & Marketing
  • Design Competition
  • Sharing with One Another
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Flowers to Celebrate and Comfort
  • National Recognition

The Texas State Florists' Association Knowledge Base, Level 1 and Level 2 Floral Certifications have been included on the 2019-2020 Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved list of industry certifications.

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