Most of these loans are obtained through commercial lending institutions. 7 (a) Loan Program include an Export Loan Program and a Rural Lender Advantage Program. Some businesses will be able to refinance and incorporate their commercial real estate mortgages into the 504 loan program. However, this applies only to owner occupied units. Around the end of September 2010, President Barack Obama signed a small business bill. The new bill includes $ 30 billion for small business loans. The law also includes tax breaks of 12 billion for small companies. The bill was signed in response to opposition to 9.6 unemployment is in the United States. President Obama and the administration signed a bill to try to reduce the level of unemployment in the United States. President Obama hopes the loan will create close to 500,000 new jobs over the next two years.

Changes to the Small Business Jobs Act 2010

The Small Business Jobs Act includes the Recovery Act Loan Extension, which provides $ 14 billion in debt support. The Small Business Administration (SBA) Recovery Loans will be enhanced under the law with a 90% guarantee and a low fee. At the time the bill was signed, 1,400 small businesses were awaiting funds. Since the Recovery Act was signed, 70,000 recovery loans have been supported.

Loan sizes

The bill supports the debt ceiling, and the maximum loan size increases with the already established loan programs. The new bill also raised the 7 (a) and 504 loan limits from $ 2 million to $ 5 million. Manufacturers can receive up to $ 5.5 million. 7 (A) Loan Program is one of the most flexible loan programs offered to startups and existing small businesses.

Micro loans


The limits of the micro loans increased from 000 to 35,000, and to 50,000. These loans are designed to help entrepreneurs with small startup companies and small business owners in small communities. The new bill also extends to small businesses in the business for SBA loans. They made it possible for small businesses to raise the “alternative size standard” to less than $ 15 million. This also applies to businesses with an average net income of less than $ 5 million.

Tax deductions include the following:

  • More deductions for startups
  • Deductions for cell phones provided by the employer
  • Self-employed health insurance deductions
  • Penal penalties for mistakes in small business tax reporting
  • Fast or bonus depreciation
  • Provisions for net operating losses of up to five years
  • Up to $ 500,000 for small business expenses

Fees associated with SBA loan

Taxpayers are charged fees to cover SBA loan costs. Lenders receive a guarantee fee and servicing fee for each approved loan loan. Fees are a percentage of the amount borrowed by the borrower. The lender may charge a fee before bail. However, the lender is not responsible for the lender’s annual fees.

ARC Loan


ARC Loans are small business loans that do not incur any fees. In the past, loan fees were between 1% and 3.5% of the total cost of the loan. ARC offers a 100% guarantee from the SBA to the loan lender. The SBA is not required to pay any fees. Many of these loans are provided within a six-month period. The loan principal’s repayment can be postponed for 12 months after the last principal of the loan. Payments can last up to five years.

504 Loans

Lenders will pay an annual fee of 0.749% on the outstanding balance of 504 loans. This amount has increased by 0.389%. Debt interest rates cannot exceed 75.7575 percent and when negotiated by a bank, it can be less than 2.25 percent.

How long is the SBA loan process?


Since Small Business Administration is a guarantor and not a lender, the amount of time required to approve a loan will vary. The Small Business Administration seeks to reach a decision within seven to 21 business days of receipt of the application. To expedite the process, applicants have several components of their application in place.