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For small businesses, 2020 and COVID-19 meant taking stock of resources, and surviving by any means necessary. It's estimated that up to 25-39% of all small businesses across the country could close for good as a result of the pandemic, which would have an immeasurable impact on their local communities for years to come. At the end of 2020, and into 2021, there was a new round of PPP funding, and a new administration eager to double down on helping small businesses.

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