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CRRSA Act


In late December 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act—a $900 billion relief package providing a second round of financial aid to workers, families and businesses impacted by the pandemic as well as funding to aid in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. 

Busey is now accepting Draw One and Draw Two Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications. Borrowers can find more details for Draw One and Draw Two loans below.

As of Monday, January 4, Busey is receiving economic impact payments from the IRS. As funds are received and posted to customers’ accounts, they are immediately available for use.

We will continue to update this page with timely information as it becomes available.

Busey is pleased to announce the new PPP Application Portal for Draw One borrowers—those that haven’t previously received a PPP loan—is now open and accepting applications. This online portal will streamline the PPP loan process for first-time PPP borrowers.

To help guide you through the portal and answer some questions you may have, please watch this PPP Draw One Application Portal instructional video that walks you step-by-step through the process. This video is unique to Busey’s Draw One application process and will help you navigate from the initial step of completing Busey’s Draw One PPP application form to establishing credentials, logging into the portal and submitting the final application.

It’s important to note that this video is not an overview or interpretation of the rules and guidance of the PPP loan program. Under the program’s rules, it’s each borrower’s responsibility to review and understand the provisions of PPP loan program and guidance issued by the Small Business Administration. By submitting an application, you are certifying your understanding of and compliance with these provisions.

For questions, please contact your Busey Relationship Manager.


Busey’s online portal is now open and accepting Draw Two PPP loan applications to those borrowers that have previously received a PPP loan.

Customers will use existing, personalized credentials—those used during the forgiveness process—to securely log in. This portal syncs with Busey’s internal systems to automate and customize the loan application process for borrowers, guiding you through the Second Draw application to collect the required information to process your loan application.


To help guide you through the portal and answer some questions you may have, please watch this PPP Draw Two Loan Application Portal instructional video that walks you step-by-step through the process. This video is unique to Busey’s Second Draw application process.

For questions regarding use of the portal—including re-establishing your username or password—please contact your Busey Relationship Manager.

Please note this video is not an overview or interpretation of the rules and guidance of the PPP loan program. Under program rules, it is the borrower’s responsibility to understand and comply with all PPP loan provisions before submitting an application. By submitting an application, you are certifying your understanding of and compliance with these provisions.

For more information regarding the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program visit the SBA PPP Webpage.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance Program
The CRRSA Act provides $20 billion to restart and extend the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance Grant for small businesses in low-income communities.

For more information regarding the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans visit the SBA EIDL Webpage.

Other SBA Loan Programs
The CRRSA Act supplies $2 billion to enhance the SBA’s existing government guarantee loan programs, including the 7(a) Loan Program, the 504 Loan Program and the Microloan Program.

For more information regarding the SBA’s other loan programs visit the SBA Loan Webpage.
Direct Economic Impact Payments

Busey anticipates receiving another round of Economic Impact Payments via ACH from the IRS beginning on Friday, January 29 with another batch arriving on Wednesday, February 3. As funds are received and posted to customers’ accounts, they are immediately available for use.

As a reminder, Busey does not oversee or have information about customers’ payment eligibility, payment amount, distribution date, or distribution format.
 

Payment amounts are calculated by the IRS using 2019 tax filings. For more information, view Busey’s Economic Impact Payment FAQs or visit the IRS website.

Learn how to set up a deposit notification through Busey eBank so you will know when your payment arrives without logging in.

Mortgage Assistance
The CRRSA Act extends the federal eviction moratorium through Jan. 31 and puts $25 billion into a rental assistance fund, which state and local governments can allocate to people to use for past due and future rent or utilities payments.

To request mortgage assistance from Busey, please complete this online form. A dedicated hotline is also available for additional assistance—please call 888.483.6669. Associates are available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, Monday - Friday. 

Unemployment Insurance
The CRRSA Act adds a $300 per week federal unemployment insurance supplement through mid-March. The plan also extends the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation programs, which expanded jobless benefits eligibility and allowed people to continue to receive payments after their state assistance ran out, through mid-March. For more information, or with questions, contact your state unemployment office.

Retirement Accounts
The federal government is waiving penalties for those who need to access retirement plans early. Required minimum distributions (RMDs) are suspended for 2020. Included in the CARES Act are provisions specific to retirement plans, including changes for required minimum distributions (RMDs), tax relief and early withdrawal penalty waivers, 401(k) loans and extended deadlines for employer contributions.

Detailed information on retirement plan and IRA provisions included in the Coronavirus Relief Acts is available at Busey's Money Matters blog. To learn more about your options and how these updates impact you, please contact your Busey Wealth Management advisor.
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