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SBA Loan Defaults: Traditional Vices Ring Up Defaults

We will analyze your SBA loan problems and advise you on potential solutions such as an SBA offer in compromise for your SBA loan default.

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SBA Loan Defaults: Traditional Vices Ring Up Defaults

We provide individuals who are facing an SBA loan default with solutions. We will analyze your SBA loan problems and advise you on potential solutions such as an SBA offer in compromise.

Dealing with the idea that you might be facing an SBA loan default can be terrifying. The SBA attorneys in our office are skilled at helping clients understand all the facets of their situation. We will advise you as to the potential for an SBA offer in compromise. You should never face your SBA loan problems alone. It is important to retain the services of an attorney who can help you through this difficult time in your life. Please contact us for a free initial consultation.

Arthur Kane recently published an article that cited the default rates of cigarette and liquor stores with SBA loans. The article can be found here

The article notes that "liquor stores funded by the SBA loans defaulted on more than $77 million and tobacco businesses defaulted on nearly $2.5 million on federally backed loans in the past six years, analysis of the database shows."

Although the total dollar amounts are large, it is not clear from the article whether this is a abnormal percentage of all such business that default. For instance, with the SBA's 7(a) loan program, well known franchises Quiznos and Cold Stone Creamery have default rates hovering around 30% as noted on our website previously. These are very high default rates compared to other franchises.

The article also discusses the cross-purpose of the U.S. government providing a backstop by way of SBA guaranteed loans for liquor stores and cigarette shops while conversely the U.S. government spends millions of dollars each year combating alcohol and cigarette use.

If you are facing an SBA loan default, contact us today for a FREE initial consultation with an experienced SBA workout attorney at 888-756-9969.

We will analyze your SBA loan problems and advise you on potential solutions such as an SBA offer in compromise for your SBA loan default.

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$220,000 SBA 7A LOAN -DOT WAIVER OF ADMINISTRATIVE FEES & COSTS

Clients personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan that was referred to the Department of Treasury for collection.  Treasury claimed our clients owed over $220,000 once it added its statutory collection fees and interest.  We were able to negotiate a significant reduction of the total claimed amount from $220,000 to $119,000, saving the clients over $100,000 by arguing for a waiver of the statutory 28%-30% administrative fees and costs.

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$58,000 SBA 7A LOAN - AWG HEARING DEFENSE

Client personally guaranteed SBA 7(a) loan balance of $58,000.  Client received Notice of Intent to initiate Administrative Wage Garnishment (AWG) Proceedings.  We represented client at the Hearing and successfully defeated the AWG Order based on several legal and equitable grounds.

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

Clients personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan.  The SBA referred the debt to the Department of Treasury, which was seeking payment of $487,981 from our clients.  We initially filed a Cross-Servicing Dispute, which was denied.  As a result, we filed an Appeals Petition with the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals asserting legal defenses and supporting evidence uncovered during the discovery and investigation phase of our services.  Ultimately, the SBA settled the debt for $25,000 - saving our clients approximately $462,981.

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