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Affiliation Review Guidance Document

Through April 10, 2020, SBA will be collecting email comments on its Affiliation Review Guidance for the Exception Under 13 CFR § 121.301(f)(4)(iv)(B).

Generally, this guidance describes how SBA will review requests for an exception to affiliation under SBA’s financial assistance programs, where the loan applicant would otherwise be deemed affiliated through economic dependence on a purchaser of its products or services.

By submitting a comment, you are giving consent for the SBA to use your information and share it within the SBA, within the Federal Government, and with the public.

Submit comments by April 10, 2020, to

See the Affiliation Review Guidance.