I defaulted on an SBA loan. What happens next?

Question. I defaulted on an SBA loan. What happens next? Answer: The SBA Collection process follows a more or less standard path as set forth in the SBA Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS). But, to think the SOP’s describe the reality of the SBA collection process would be factually incorrect. The collection process can vary in… [Read More]

Will the SBA Accept My Offer in Compromise?

Question. Will the SBA Accept My Offer in Compromise? Answer. There is no way to know. Period. There are so many variables: 1. Who handles your file; 2. What SBA office is handling your file; 3. Your level of cooperation with the lender, both real and perceived; 4. Whether you have liquid assets vulnerable to… [Read More]

Was your Offer in Compromise rejected? Appeal.

An offer in compromise (OIC) is an agreement between a taxpayer and the Internal Revenue Service that settles the taxpayer’s tax liabilities for less than the full amount owed. If the liabilities can be fully paid through an installment agreement or other means, the taxpayer will in most cases not be eligible for an OIC…. [Read More]