PPP Loan Data — Decibel Research Inc, Huntsville, AL
Decibel Research Inc is a corporation located at 325 Bob Heath in Huntsville, Alabama that received a Coronavirus-related PPP loan from the SBA of $2,616,900.00 in April, 2020.
PPP Loan Information
Loan Status:Ongoing Loan
Lender:First Horizon Bank
Decibel Research Inc in Huntsville, AL received a Paycheck Protection Loan of $2.62M through First Horizon Bank, which was approved in April, 2020.
This loan has been disbursed by the lender and has not yet been fully repaid or forgiven. The exact status of ongoing loans is not released by the SBA.The size of company's PPP loan indicates that the number of employees on payroll during the eligibility calculation period (typically 2019) was higher than the 101 jobs reported as retained on the PPP application3. This could be caused by a reduction in employment since 2019, due to Coronavirus or other factors.
The minimum number of employees this company must have had in 2019 to qualify for the loan range received is 126. This estimation is accurate if all employees were paid at or over the $100k PPP salary eligibility cap.
Payroll Estimates Based On SBA PPP Loan Eligibility Formula
Understanding The SBA Formula For Determining PPP Loan Eligibility
The simplest way to describe the standard PPP calculation is that businesses are eligible to receive a maximum PPP loan of up to 2.5 x average 2019 monthly payroll costs. However, specific calculation methods vary based on entity type and have numerous qualifications.Read More
Understanding Payroll Estimates Based On PPP Amount
Please note that payroll estimations are based on a simplified PPP eligibility formula and do not account for factors such as salaries over $100k and other PPP eligibility components.Read More
Based on the standard PPP eligibility formula, it may be possible to estimate the payroll expenses represented by a company on their PPP application (see details above). In order to qualify for the PPP loan amount received, Decibel Research Inc's 2019 payroll expenses are estimated to be at least $12.56M (not accounting for salary amounts > $100k).
Because the 101 jobs reported are not enough to account for the loan range received, per-employee payrolls cannot be estimated.
Reported PPP Proceed Usage:
On the PPP application, Decibel Research Inc reported intending to use the proceeds of their PPP loan for the following expenses:
- Payroll: $2,616,900
Business Information - Decibel Research Inc in Huntsville, AL
325 Bob Heath
Huntsville, AL 35806
NAICS code 541330
Business Owner Demographics
Veteran Status: Unreported
Business Age: Existing or more than 2 years old
LMI Zone: Y
Rural / Urban: Urban
Similar Companies near Huntsville
In the Huntsville area, 58 businesses in the "Engineering Services" industry received a PPP loan. These local businesses reported an average of 47 employees (compared to this company's 101) and received an average PPP loan of $837,925 (compared to this company's $2.62M).
Similar Nearby Businesses Who Received PPP Funding:
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H2L Solutions, Inc
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Industry PPP Comparison Statistics
Nationwide, 42,689 businesses in the "Engineering Services" industry received a total of $8.99B in PPP loans. This industry in total received less than 1% of the total PPP funding distributed.
PPP recipients in this industry report an average of 14 employees, 86% lower than Decibel Research Inc's reported 101 employees, and received an average PPP loan of $210,573, 92% lower than this company's loan of $2.62M.
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Paycheck Protection Loan data has been made public by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for all private companies that received a PPP loan.
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Footnotes & Information
1. Estimations for informational purposes only. Payroll and salary estimates assume the borrower used the standard PPP calculation of 2.5 x average 2019 monthly payroll costs to determine PPP loan eligibility. Calculation methods vary based on entity type. Please read the latest official SBA PPP calculation rules for a full explanation of PPP loan amount calculation methods.
2. If a company's reported number of employees divided by the maximum PPP range amount per the SBA is greater than $100,000, the estimated maximum PPP loan received by the company can be adjusted down to assume no more than $100,000 yearly salary per employee was used in the PPP application. While employees at the company may earn more, $100k / employee is the maximum amount that can be used in PPP eligibility calculations.
3. Since the PPP eligibility will include a maximum of $100k in salary expenses for each employee in the qualifying period, the minimum number of employees required to be eligible for a given PPP loan amount can be calculated by the following equation: ((LOAN AMOUNT/2.5 months) * 12 months) / 100k max salary. If a company reports fewer employees than this amount on their PPP application, it is likely because they had more employees on payroll during the qualifying period.
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