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$1 loans? $10 million for a nail salon? Colorado’s federal coronavirus loan data has some eye-popping errors

As the federal Paycheck Protection Program heads into the forgiveness phase, Colorado companies are preparing to prove funds were used to save jobs

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Here’s a list of every Colorado business that received a Paycheck Protection Program loan

At least 95 businesses, including Good Times and Peak 8 Properties, were approved for forgivable loans between $5 million to $10 million, the greatest possible amount

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With days left to apply for a Paycheck loan, there’s still more than $126 billion available to small businesses

More than 101,000 Colorado small businesses received $10.3 billion in forgivable loans, but numbers have stalled even as government made loans and forgiveness easier to get money to small businesses

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This mic is on: Black women in Colorado take over Instagram accounts of white allies

The #ShareTheMicCO swapping of social accounts was spurred by national effort to give black women a louder voice

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Recovering from coronavirus may not be such a struggle for some Colorado downtowns after all

With strong economies going into the pandemic, downtowns from Colorado Springs to Grand Junction say local support helping get them through

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Paycheck Protection loans still available to Colorado small businesses as changes make them more tolerable

A congressional fix extends the period businesses have to use their money and still have their loans forgiven. It also lets owners use more money on rent and addresses employees who don’t return to work

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A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado

The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.

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Federal coronavirus loans slow as Colorado businesses wonder if they’ll actually be forgiven

With rules being updated frequently, there’s a growing range of interpretations to that basic guideline — and it’s scaring the small businesses that need the money the most

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Colorado entrepreneurs already faced a steep startup curve. Coronavirus increased the grade.

Mom-and-pop businesses and venture-backed startups find themselves sharing tips, advice and mentors