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Updated FAQs about “Shuttered Venue Operators Grant” program

FAQs about “Shuttered Venue Operators Grant” program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has updated a set of “frequently asked questions” (FAQs) concerning the “Shuttered Venue Operators Grant” (SVOG) program.


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Read the FAQs [PDF 61 KB] (updated March 12, 2021). In general, the FAQs were updated to reflect legislation enacted March 11, 2021.

The SVOG program provides relief to entities such as live venues and live performing arts organizations, museums, and theatres that have encountered financial challenges because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (enacted December 27, 2020) provided funding for the SVOG program, and changes to the SVOG program were included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub. L. No. 117-2).

For more information, contact a tax professional with KPMG’s Washington National Tax practice:

Ruth Madrigal | +1 202 533 8817 |

Preston Quesenberry | +1 202 533 3985 |

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