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PR 15298 and PR 15322 - Mobile Business Recovery Center (BRC) – on the Road Again to Visit Five Municipalities in Puerto Rico starting Nov. 13

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that on Monday, Nov. 13, its Mobile Business Recovery Center (BRC) will continue SBA’s weekly tour, visiting five municipalities to help businesses impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria to obtain low interest disaster loans.
 
The Mobile BRC will travel to the municipalities of Orocovis, Carolina, Isabela, San Sebastián and Gurabo. SBA representatives will provide information about disaster loans, answer questions and assist businesses in completing the SBA application. 
 
“Businesses and nonprofit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets,” said SBA Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands District Director, Yvette T. Collazo.
 
The Mobile BRC will travel as follows:
 
Orocovis
Cancha Bajo Techo Intermedia Urbana (pueblo centro)
PR-155, Orocovis, PR 00720 (corrected location and address)
Monday, Nov. 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
 
Carolina
Anfiteatro Fortunato Vizcarrondo, Distrito Cultural, Plaza de Recreo, Carolina, PR 00984
Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 
Isabela
Anfiteatro Justo Méndez Cabrera
112, 106 Calle Román, Isabela, PR 00662
Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 
San Sebastián
Casa Alcaldía
P.O. Box 1603 San Sebastián, PR 00685
Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  
 
Gurabo
Biblioteca Museo Pedro Rosselló, Universidad del Turabo
Carretera 189 Km 3.3, Gurabo, PR 00778
Friday, Nov. 17 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
 
SBA reminds businesses that the following items are required to be submitted with their business disaster loan application:     
  • SBA business loan application (Form 5) completed and signed.
  • Tax Information Authorization (IRS Form 4506-T), completed and signed by each applicant, principal or affiliated business. 
  • Complete copies, including all schedules, of the most recent Federal income tax returns for the applicant business; an explanation if not available.
  • Hacienda Form 2907, Hacienda Authorization and copy of identification.
  • Personal Financial Statement (SBA Form 413) completed, signed, and dated by the applicant (if a sole proprietorship) and for each principal
  • Schedule of Liabilities listing all fixed debts (SBA Form 2202 may be used).
Additional information on other recovery centers and the SBA disaster loan program can be obtained by calling SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov.  Completed applications should be returned to a recovery center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.  For more information about SBA recovery assistance, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.
 
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 9, 2017 for Hurricane Irma; and March 20, 2017 for Hurricane Maria.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 11, 2018 for Hurricane Irma and June 20, 2018 for Hurricane Maria.
Release Number: 
18-095-A
Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Contact: 
Michael Lampton
Related State: 
Puerto Rico
Field Operations Center: 
East