Alabama Economy

EU students lose hospitality fee status from 2021/22

Nationals of the EU, other EEA countries and Switzerland will no longer be eligible for the same status as national students, said Universities Minister Michelle Donelan confirmed. “Nationals of the EU, other EEAs and Switzerland will no longer be eligible for domiciliary tax status” “Following our decision to leave the …

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I got my CARES Act loan

If you are, or plan to be, the beneficiary of a CARES Act loan (including PPP, EIDL, payroll tax deferral, etc.) a SCORE sponsored webinar can help. On May 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., there will be a ZOOM webinar regarding the CARES Act Loans and where you …

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United States – COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program: P3 Loan Forgiveness and Review Regulations Answer More Questions

The publication by the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) of a Interim final rule on loan forgiveness And one Interim Final Rule on SBA Loan Review Procedures, each under the Paycheque Protection Program (“PPP”), adds clarity to the Previously published PPP loan forgiveness request. While the interim final rule promises to …

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For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

“I can’t even afford to go to work,” said taxi driver Colin Marcoux, who has been driving a taxi for more than two decades. COVID has caused a sharp drop in taxi ridership as people comply with the city’s shelter-in-place order, which was extended until May 3. Due to the …

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