SBA Loan Application Checklist
CoastHills works within current SBA guidelines. To assure your application meets these guidelines, we’ve provided a checklist of the required documents needed to put together your loan package. Once your loan package is complete, we will submit it to the SBA.
- SBA Loan Application. To begin the process, you will need to complete an SBA loan application. Download here
- Personal Background and Financial Statement. To assess your eligibility, the SBA also requires you complete the following forms:
Statement of Personal History - SBA Form 912
Personal Financial Statement - SBA Form 413
- Business Financial Statements. To support your application and demonstrate your ability to repay the loan, prepare and include the following financial statements:
- Profit and Loss (P&L) Statement—This must be current within 90 days of your application. Also include supplementary schedules from the last three fiscal years.
- Projected Financial Statements—Include a detailed, one-year projection of income and finances and attach a written explanation as to how you expect to achieve this projection.
- Ownership and Affiliations. Include a list of names and addresses of any subsidiaries and affiliates, including concerns in which you hold a controlling interest and other concerns that may be affiliated by stock ownership, franchise, proposed merger or otherwise with you.
- Business Certificate/License. Your original business license or certificate of doing business. If your business is a corporation, stamp your corporate seal on the SBA loan application form.
- Loan Application History. Include any loans you may have applied for in the past.
- Income Tax Returns. Include signed personal and business federal income tax returns of your business’ principals for previous three years.
- Résumés. Include personal résumés for each principal.
- Business Overview and History. – Provide a brief history of the business and its challenges. Include an explanation of why the SBA loan is needed and how it will help the business.
- Business Lease. Include a copy of your business lease, or note from your landlord, giving terms of proposed lease.
- If You are Purchasing an Existing Business. The following information is needed for purchasing an existing business:
- Current balance sheet and P&L statement of business to be purchased
- Previous two years federal income tax returns of the business
- Proposed Bill of Sale including Terms of Sale
- Asking price with schedule of inventory, machinery and equipment, furniture and fixtures