SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Form 1919
Form 1919 gives the SBA crucial information about you, the borrower, and also facilitates a background check. Once you fill it out, you’ll submit it to your participating lender (not to the SBA itself). You must answer each of its 22 questions, and the SBA may review your answers.
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Form 1920
On SBA Form 1920, the lender must provide information about the loan terms, how the funds will be used, and more. This form helps the SBA make the final decision about whether to guaranty your loan, and about how the loan paperwork will be processed. Even though you aren’t personal
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: SBA Form 413
SBA Form 413 is the applicant’s personal financial statement -- in other words, it's the part where your lender and the SBA hold a microscope to your financial history! In seriousness, this form helps the SBA qualify the applicant for the loan by getting a better picture of the applicant’s creditwo
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Form 159
While Form 159, “Fee Disclosure Form and Compensation Agreement,” is only required for about a third of SBA loan applicants, you definitely want to be sure that if you need it, you have it – and it’s filled out correctly! Luckily, it’s one of the simplest SBA forms, but because it seems so simple (i
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: SBA Form 912
When you're applying for an SBA 7(a) loan, one of the forms you'll have to fill out is the SBA Form 912. The SBA uses Form 912 as a statement of personal history to help determine the your eligibility for a loan. This form applies no matter what type of SBA loan you’re getting. Some lenders require
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Business and Affiliate Financial Statements
In addition to required forms that the SBA supplies, you and your business affiliates need to provide financial statements for your business. This helps demonstrate your ability to repay the loan. In your paperwork, you should include a current (dated within 90 days) financial overview statement, as
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Draft Authorization
The Draft Authorization is a living document and a specific contract between your lender and the SBA. It’s a written agreement providing the terms and conditions under which SBA will guarantee your business loan, and will outline the specific conditions which must be met to keep the SBA guaranty. Th
SBA 7(a) Paperwork Explained: Lender's Credit Memorandum
For SBA Loans of $350,000 or less, the lender will perform a thorough and accurate credit analysis of your finances to show proof that you have the ability to repay your loan. The compilation of this information and documentation is called a Lender's Credit Memorandum.