On episode 13 of Calfee NOW, Brent Pietrafese (Partner, Calfee's Corporate and Capital Markets practice group) and Christine Hesse (Lead Principal, Calfee Strategic Solutions Federal Government Relations and Policy) were joined by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R - OH, District 16).
Topics discussed included:
- The PPP (paycheck protection program) loan program
- The impact of COVID on small businesses and how the PPP has helped small businesses
- Recent guidance issued by the IRS concerning the PPP loan program
- The letter Congressman Gonzalez recently authored which was co-signed by 50 other members of the freshman class calling for restoring the deductibility of forgiven PPP loans to help small businesses.