The Latest Administration News
The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, is providing this guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, as provided for under section 1106 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), as amended by the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (Flexibility Act). Borrowers and lenders may rely on the guidance provided in this document as SBA’s interpretation, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, of the CARES Act, the Flexibility Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rules (“PPP Interim Final Rules”).
Treasury Services is pleased to announce a new avenue for making Apportionment and Benefits payments via electronic payments. This new feature will be available in early 2021. To get started, however, we need to set up the payers.
"The current COVID-19 crisis has revealed many inequalities in our society. Among them are inequalities in our criminal justice system. Prison reform and advocacy for change is greatly needed. In addition, education for our congregations concerning these issues is vital so that we can respond faithfully and appropriately....DBOM depends on the support of our churches. I want to encourage you to enthusiastically support the Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries (DBOM) offering on August 23 or any date of your choice this summer or fall."
Did you know that the State of North Carolina has a website that lists unclaimed property- bank accounts, wages, utility deposits, insurance policy proceeds, stocks, bonds, etc.? A good number of our United Methodist Churches are listed as the owner for many of these unclaimed properties. You can access the website to see if your church may have some funds owed to your congregation.
The Western North Carolina Conference is pleased to announce an update to the retiree health program effective January 1, 2021. We have selected new providers for your medical and prescription drug coverage. The new providers selected are: Medical Plan: Humana Prescription Drug Plan: Humana Plan Servicing and Administration: Benistar Admin Services, Inc. We are transitioning from a self-funded health benefit program to the Humana Medicare Employer preferred provider organization (PPO) plan. ...