SBA 7(a) Loan Program
In most cases, the gross loan is limited to $5,000,000 and the SBA guaranty amount is limited to $3,750,000.
In general, must be small business, for-profit, creditworthy, and for an eligible purpose. SBA determines size on either number of employees or average annual receipts. Must be able to demonstrate repayment ability from the operations of the business. Must be open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Must be located in the United States or its possessions.
Percent of Guaranty
All SBA 7(a) and Small Lender Advantage loans are guaranteed 75%, with the following exception, loans less than $150,000 are guaranteed at 85%.
The maximum guaranty amount has increased to $3,750,000.
Long Term Working Capital-10 years
Fixed Assets-Economic life of assets up to 25 years, including real estate
Equipment Loans-Generally 10 years or less