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Bank of Cleveland is the largest issuer of Payroll Protection Program funds in Bradley County.

There are three PPP Forgiveness applications with instructions available. Choose the application that best fits your situation.
On the application of your choice, you will choose either 8 or *24 weeks covered period.
*If it took 12 weeks to exhaust your loan funds, your covered period will still be 24 weeks.

Form 3508S – This form is for applicants with a loan amount of $150,000 or less. Documentation for funds spent is required, but the certifications and calculations requirements have been modified and lessened for these loans.

Form 3508EZ – This form is use by most people that have not reduced the number of employees or wages during the covered period. If you can answer the certifications, you can use this form regardless of loan amount. Documentation is required, along with the calculations and breakdown of the use of funds shown on the form.

Form 3508 – This form is used by all other borrowers that will not fit into the requirements for the previous shorter versions of PPP loan forgiveness applications. Full documentation is required to process this request, including calculations used to arrive at the numbers you are submitting for forgiveness.

Forgiveness Period
If your loan was made on or after June 5, 2020:
Your loan forgiveness period is 24 weeks after your loan was disbursed or December 31, 2020, whichever of the two is earlier.
If your loan was made before June 5, 2020:
You may choose between an 8-week or 24-week loan forgiveness period. If you do not give us notice of your preference, your loan forgiveness period will be 24 weeks after loan disbursement or December 31, 2020, which
SBA has developed a new direct forgiveness portal for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. The portal is user friendly, safe and allows a quick way for customers with loans less than $150,000 to submit a PPP forgiveness application.

The application is pre-filled and only takes a few minutes to complete and e-sign within the portal. Once your application is submitted in the portal, SBA will notify Bank of Cleveland. SBA and Bank of Cleveland will continue to work together to obtain maximum or full forgiveness of your PPP loan.

For best results, you will need your SBA PPP loan number and the EIN/TIN number used at the time of application. Please have your original application on hand while you are processing this request online.

Most applicants will not need to submit further documentation using the portal for loan of $150,000 or less. If additional information is needed, a representative from SBA or Bank of Cleveland will contact you by email to request the information be uploaded into the secure portal.

If you prefer to work with us in person, this is always an option and the PPP Forgiveness Applications are available via the BOC website.
The decision to publish PPP borrower and loan information is a result of actions from Congress and the SBA and Treasury, which oversee, administer and are responsible for the program’s implementation, terms, and conditions. Bank of Cleveland has not and will not release this information and is not calling for its publication. For loans of $150,000 or more, the data released includes business names, addresses, NAICS codes, ZIP codes, business type, demographic data, non-profit information, jobs supported, lender name, and dollar ranges for loan amounts. Dollar amounts are being disclosed in ranges of $150,000-$350,000, $350,000-$1 million, $1 million-$2 million, $2 million-$5 million, and $5 million-$10 million. Loans of $150,000 and up account for nearly three-quarters of the dollar volume of PPP loans. For loans below $150,000, the agencies will not release business names but will report loan totals, aggregated by ZIP code, by industry, by business type, and by various demographic categories. The agencies have noted that PPP borrower applications disclose that this information could become public.