Since the EIDL is a repayable loan, it is not considered income so it is not taxable. Typically, you can use the interest you pay on the loan as a business tax deduction. The same rule applies to non-COVID EIDLs for businesses in declared disaster areas.Are EIDL loans forgivable?
The short answer is that EIDL loans themselves are generally not forgivable, but there are two Supplemental Advances that may be. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about EIDL loan forgiveness by funding type. What Loans Are Available?What is EIDL loan?
“EIDL” is short for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL loans are available to small businesses, most private nonprofit agencies, and small agricultural cooperatives.What is the EIDL advance?
The Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance is one form of funding from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) meant to help business owners ease the economic burden caused by COVID-19. There are certain rules and restrictions that apply to Targeted EIDL Advances.