Accounting Services Deemed “Essential” in Missouri’s Stay-at-Home Order

Governor Parson has issued a statewide stay-at-home order, effective April 6 through April 24. The governor is implementing guidance from the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which has recently been updated to include accounting services as essential. For Missouri’s complete stay-at-home order, click here. To review CISA’s guidance on critical workers, click here. (Note: Accounting services are reflected in the fourth bullet under Financial Services.)

Applications for Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Opened Friday, April 3

Small businesses and sole proprietorships affected by the coronavirus pandemic can apply for loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program beginning Friday, April 3, reports the Journal of Accountancy. The application can be found below, along with details for borrowers and lenders. The Treasury urged those in need of funding to apply quickly, noting that the program has a cap and demand is likely to be high.
Click here for the PPP Borrower Application Form.
Click here for information relating to borrowers.
Click here for information relating to lenders.

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