Saturday, June 25, 2022

Megan McGuire

SBA code for Oklahoma district office is 0680

Many bankers have asked where they can find their SBA Code/Authorization code. The SBA has just confirmed that the “Authorization Code” is the local SBA District Office Code. The SBA Office Code for the Oklahoma District Office is 0680.

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Latest SBA guidance clarifies PPP funding period, use of promissory notes

Breaking news from the ABA: Newly added FAQs from the Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department today address two challenges with the Paycheck Protection Program that ABA and the state bankers associations have been urgently raising with officials: the promissory note to use with PPP loans and the expectation for a five-day period between loan approval and funding. Regarding …

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Select your Emerging Leaders Chairperson

The OBA heard from bankers interested in serving as chairperson of the Emerging Leaders Division. This position was open to any OBA Emerging Leaders who are currently enrolled in OBA Emerging Leaders Academy or had previously graduated from an OBA Leadership Academy. The Emerging Leaders chair will serve a two-year term and will work closely with OBA staff to continue …

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PPP system down to make system upgrades

The OBA just received word the PPP system is temporarliy down to make system upgrades. We are told it will be back up soon; however, we do not know an exact time frame. Keep sending us (roger@oba.com; adrian@oba.com) questions about any issues that are making it difficult to participate in the PPP and we’ll do our very best to get …

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2020 OBA Convention postponed

The 202o OBA Convention planned for May 18-20, 2020 has been postponed in order to protect the health and well-being of our attendees and speakers. We are working our hardest to reschedule the event and updates will be provided as they become available. Thank you for your understanding and please do not hesitate to reach out with questions.

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Tips for managing your finances during pandemic

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(As of March 25, 2020) COVID-19 continues to take its toll as it impacts communities in Oklahoma and across the country, and America’s banks are helping to  lead the way and taking steps to respond to the needs of individuals and small business owners directly affected. Note: This support will vary by institution and the customer’s specific circumstances. As a customer, …

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Compliance Alliance develops pandemic resources for banks

Business continuity planning during pandemics must include compliance considerations at every level and in every department of the bank—the current COVID-19 crisis is no different. Compliance Alliance developed these tools for all banks across the United States – regardless of membership – for the challenging weeks ahead. Here are the bank pandemic planning tools: COVID-19 Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Credential …

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SBA approves all 77 Oklahoma counties for disaster relief loan program

In response to COVID-19, all 77 Oklahoma counties have been approved for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. More information is available at SBA.gov/disaster. Stay informed by checking the coronavirus resource page. We …

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