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Was your Pinellas business impacted by Hurricane Hermine? SBA Loans are Available.
Low interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to help with business losses not covered by insurance. Information on SBA disaster loans may be obtained by calling (800) 659-2955 and (800) 877-8339 (TTY) or by going online. The Small Business Administration filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 28, 2016. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 28, 2017.