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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): How to Appeal a Denied Loan


Available Date(s)
Friday, May 03, 2024: 10:00AM EDT

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.5 hours
Subject Area 1.5 - Finance
CE Credits 0.0 hours
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

Businesses all over the country sought Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, many companies are receiving full denial or less forgiveness than they expected and are unsure what to do next.

In this webinar, Brittany Besler, JD, CPA, MBA and Nicole Bononi-Wilson, JD, MAFM, will go through the process of appealing these decisions through the Small Business Administration. They will also provide an overview of the Administrative Court System and governing law and provide tips on how to be successful in the appeals process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an overview of the process of appealing loan denials

  • Identify an overview of the Administrative Court System and governing law

  • Evaluate tips on how to be successful in the appeals process


Brittany Besler

Prager Metis CPAs, LLC
Tax Controversy Manager
(732) 274-1600

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Brittany Besler is a Tax Controversy Manager at Prager Metis. She has been in the Tax Accounting profession since 2012.

Prior to joining the firm, Brittany worked at PwC & KPMG, where she advanced from tax intern to tax senior associate. Her responsibilities at PwC & KPMG included the preparation and review tax returns from various sized and multiple industry clients, and working on tax provisions, preparing and auditing tax provisions in compliance with ASC740. Brittany’s experience continued at the law firm of Krokidas & Bluestein where she worked with tax exempt and governmental clients obtaining tax exemptions, reestablishing tax exemptions, guidance memos, etc.

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Nicole Bononi-Wilson is a Tax Controversy Manager at Prager Metis. Ms. Bononi-Wilson concentrates her practice on federal, state and local tax controversy matters, including collections, examinations, administrative appeals, and trial. She has represented numerous individuals in US Tax Court as well as individuals before the Department of Justice. Ms. Bononi-Wilson represents a broad range of clients including individuals, privately held businesses, and large companies and multinationals. After obtaining her law degree, Ms. Bononi-Wilson served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Alfred B. Bell for the Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania. She went on to work for a resolution & accounting firm where she handled various complex controversy matters while running their Audit department..

Ms. Bononi-Wilson is also a proud military spouse and the mother of two daughters. She strongly believes in giving back to the community and is proud to serve as a Key Spouse, providing support to fellow families of military members during their times of need. She was also recognized by Prager Metis for her pro bono work with the Community Service Award. She has been named as a “Super Lawyer – Rising Star” in New Jersey for 2023.  In addition to her position at Prager Metis, Nicole is an Associate at Davidoff Tax Law, LLC

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About Our Presenter

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Prager Metis is a top international advisory and accounting firm with over 100 partners and principals, more than 600 team members, and twenty-three offices worldwide including New York, New Jersey, California, D.C. Metro, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, North Carolina, London, UK, Chennai, India and the Metaverse. Clients come to Prager Metis for expert advice that protects and grows the value of their world—whether that world is local or extends across international markets. As one of the nation’s fastest-growing firms offering a full range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services, Prager Metis helps make Your World. Worth More.