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Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 Second Draw Income Reduction Calculator

Under Paycheck Protection Program 2.0, part of the stimulus package passed in December 2020, you need to show a 25% reduction of income for at least one quarter relative to the previous year.

This tool will help you. Follow these steps:

  1. Select which quarter you started your business
  2. Enter your quarterly income totals for 2019 and 2020
  3. Check the box under “Important” to verify you've entered everything correctly.
  4. Check out the results at the bottom.

Please seek a professional for advice related to your own business situation.

I am not a tax or financial professional nor am I affiliated with any government entity. I'm not even a programmer, so I can't completely guarantee the results.

There's nothing official about this. It's only a tool to help you get a picture of how your income relates to the qualifications of the PPP Second draw, as I understand them based on documentation from the SBA and other sources.

This is not meant to be professional or business advice in any way. It's just a tool.

If you're looking for a lender for the Paycheck Protection Program

I won't try to tell you whether or not to apply. That's a personal and business decision you have to make.

If you have a banking relationship for your business, you can certainly start with your bank. If you're not sure where to begin, we've partnered with Womply. Womply is not a lender. They're a verified agent with several SBA approved lenders. What they can do is connect you with a lender who can help you get your application processed.

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PPP Income Qualifier

Paycheck Protection Program Income Qualification Tool

This tool is designed to help independent contractors, especially those with gig economy apps like Doordash, Uber and Uber Eats, Lyft, Instacart, Grubhub, Postmates etc. to identify whether they qualify under the ‘loss of income' stipulations for second draw loans under the Paycheck Protection Program as updated in December 2020.

By using this tool, you verify that you understand and agree to the following: This is simply a tool intended to help you get an idea if you meet one qualification of the PPP program. The tool is based on my understanding of how the legislation sets out qualifications. You understand that there are no guarantees as to the accuracy and that results of this tool do not guarantee that you do or do not qualify for funding. You also understand that neither this website nor its author is related in any way to the SBA, IRS, Department of Treasury or any other government entity.

When did you start your business as an independent contractor? (Choose only 1) *

Unfortunately, you do not qualify for the Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program was designed for existing businesses who were hurt by the pandemic. Businesses need to demonstrate a loss of income compared to before the pandemic and thus would need to demonstrate income received prior to February 15, 2020.

Enter your gross income for 2019 by quarter

Your gross income is the total money received before any expenses or other costs

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Enter your gross income by quarter for 2020

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Important

Verify that you have entered all of your information

Businesses Started in the first part of 2020

A business that started in the first part of 2020 but before February 15 may qualify for the latest round of PPP funding.

Businesses need to demonstrate a year over year reduction of income or a quarter of at least 25% compared to the previous year. For businesses that started early in 2020, they need to demonstrate that gross income for one or more of the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th quarters was at least 25% lower than the gross income for the first quarter.

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Businesses Started in the second half of 2019

A business that started in either the third or fourth quarter of 2019 may qualify for a second draw of PPP Loans. At least one quarter of gross income in 2020 should be lower than either of the last two quarters of 2019.

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Those in Business Prior to the Second Half of 2019

If your gross income in 2020 was at least 25% lower for any given quarter than the same quarter of 2019, you may qualify for a second draw from the Paycheck Protection Program. If you started your business in later 2019 or the earliest parts of 2020, there are variations on how this works.

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You had greater earnings in the first quarter of 2020 than you did for the first quarter of 2019 which will not qualify you for PPP funding.

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Second Quarter Results

You had greater earnings in the second quarter of 2020 than you did for the second quarter of 2019 which will not qualify you for PPP funding.

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Third Quarter Results

You had greater earnings in the third quarter of 2020 than you did for the third quarter of 2019 which will not qualify you for PPP funding.

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Fourth Quarter Results

You had greater earnings in the fourth quarter of 2020 than you did for the fourth quarter of 2019 will not qualify you for PPP funding.

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Based on the information you entered, you do not appear to qualify as having a sufficient loss of income to qualify for the second draw of the Paycheck Protection Program

You need to have shown at least a 25% from one quarter in 2020 compared to the same quarter in 2020. None of the information you entered indicates such a loss.

Based on income amounts you entered, you may qualify for the second draw on the Paycheck Protection Program

The information you entered indicates that for at least one quarter in 2020, you earned less than in the corresponding quarter for 2019.

Paycheck Protection Program Articles

Articles published at EntreCourier.com about the Paycheck Protection Program, starting with the CARES Act early in 2020, and about the renewal of the PPP program with the latest stimulus package signed December 27, 2020.

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