$4.8 billion meant to keep Floridians employed during pandemic went to businesses with ‘zero’ employees
ORLANDO, Fla. – Billions of dollars in funds meant to keep Floridians employed during the pandemic went to nearly 100,000 businesses who reported zero employees, according to newly released data by the Small Business Administration. News 6 found Florida businesses received roughly $32 million in PPP loans, meant to support more than 3.3 million jobs. When years of savings were not enough, Voeller, like so many other small business owners, faced the realization she may have to close her 44-year-old child care center. The PPP loan has given us some time, and I am hoping it has given us enough time to get to the other side,” said Voeller. The PPP loan has allowed Aspire to maintain full operations pandemic, without interruption, and to continue providing much needed critical services to the most vulnerable in our community.”GrayRobinson P.A.