The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
Last updated: April 1, 2020
We are working to digest this bill and will provide details and analysis on this page on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly. In the meantime, we share links to analyses from other organizations.
For startups and small businesses, some of the most crucial parts of the CARES Act concern the new SBA “Paycheck Protection” loan program. Our SBA loans page is available here.
Some helpful resources explaining the CARES Act are below.
- The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act, published by the U.S. Senate Committee on Entrepreneurship
- The National Governors Association summary document.
- The Journal of Accountancy’s webpage.
- For non-profits, an initial analysis from the National Council of Nonprofits.