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Fickett Tracy
14:30
Joining from Maryland's Eastern Shore
Paige Balsinger
14:39
Hi from All Around Charters and Tours in Venice FL
Jeff Goldwasser
14:52
Hello from Amaya , New Jersey, offering the best coach seats on the market !
Martha Scott
15:23
Carolina Travel & Tours from Kingstree, SC in the house.
Adam Hall
15:24
Good Afternoon From Bridgestone in Omaha Nebraska.
Carl Bubnoski
15:30
Hi from Carl at Crystal Tours in Mount Laurel, NJ
Kevin Creighton
15:34
greetings from Avalon Transport in Silicon Valley
James Seaton
15:36
Good day to everyone from San Diego with Sundance Stage Lines
Bob Fioritto
15:45
Hello everyone from Coach 21, Burlingame, CA
Edna Dakkak
15:46
Hello from Orlando, Florida. Dynamic Tours and Transportation here!
Tony Pederson
15:58
Greetings from snowy MN!
Brad Melton
16:01
Greetings from Paris, TN...West Tennessee Motor Coach
Art Moreno
16:04
Art Moreno, Quality Assurance Travel (Santa Clara, CA)
Leon Griebenow
16:09
Afternoon from Hawkeye Stages in Iowa
Andy Byars
16:09
Orlando Here as well. Hope everyone is well :)
Harold Lewis
16:10
Greetings from Lewis Coaches, Inc. Nawlins, LA.
STEVE COTTLE COTTLE
16:11
HELLO EVERYONE STEVE COTTLE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS BROOKSHIRE CHARTERS
Antonio Thomas
16:12
Good Afternoon Everyone, Thank you so much for being here with us today. We have a lot to cover today.
Joseph Alvarado
16:14
Good morning from Whitecastle Tours in Livermore, CA
Masters Touch Tours
16:16
Hello from Master's Touch Tours, Prescott Valley Arizona
Scott Clark
16:16
Good afternoon from Trans-Bridge Lines in Bethlehem, PA.
Hong Shen
16:19
New Sun International Travel Boston MA
Ryan Sanders
16:19
Hello from Louisiana Motor Coach in New Orleans
Dale West
16:26
StarWest Transportation in Ft Lauderdale, FL
bryce snyder
16:27
GOOD AFTERNOON FROM SEATTLE WA
KARIN AMATRIAIN
16:27
Atlanta Georgia Hello!
Nathan Mumm
16:33
Hello from REI in Omaha, Nebraska!
S Marquis
16:33
Hi everyone from Budget Truck and Auto in Alpharetta, Georgia
Liming Chen
16:34
Good afternoon, Owl Bus Inc from Quincy MA!!
Jessica Soto
16:39
Hello all Jessica Soto from Martz Trailways
Wendy Cox
16:42
Hello - Georgia Coach Lines in Fayetteville, GA
Rick Reisig
16:43
Hello from Great Lakes Motorcoach, Inc. Grand Rapids, MI
sher3Lo@aol.com
16:48
hello from K&S Charter Tours LLC
Brent Kelly
16:49
Hello from Innovative Coach, Harrisburg PA
John Miskulin
16:57
Greetings from Swarthout Coaches in Ithaca, NY
Michael deeb
17:01
Good afternoon from Saucon Technologies in Long Island, NY
Pattie Cowley
17:02
Good Afternoon to all!
Sandy Follis
17:04
Hello from Sardo Upholstery in Sunny Florida.
nancy citti
17:16
Good afternoon, Bergen Upholstery in NJ. Wishing you all well
Mark Szyperski
17:28
Good Afternoon from On Your Mark Transportation, LLC, your Consulting Group from Nashville, TN!
jonathan berzas
17:32
Happy New Year All! May it be a safe and PROSPEROUS year. Jonathan - Fullington Trailways
Lana Sawyer
17:44
Hello from Portland, Me., VIP Charter Coaches
Jared Jozaitis
17:53
Greetings from Wisconsin
sher3Lo@aol.com
18:00
K&S Phenix City AL.
Marcus Ardrey
18:09
Hi Evans Tours Charlotte, NC
Alvin Harris
18:21
Hello from Horizon Motor Coach Al Harris
Antonio Thomas
18:23
Hello Everyone this is Antonio Thomas from United Motorcoach Association in Alexandria VA. Thank you so much everyone for joining us today.
Ross Gabrick
18:33
Greetings and Happy New Year from Richfield Bus Company!
Ric Banister
18:40
Good Afternoon from Overland Charters in Wichita and DFW
Chris Roane
18:59
Hello from BEST-VIP in SoCal
John Thulin
19:45
Hello from Travel By Bus, Miami
Jim Lienhart
20:29
Hello from Little Rock Arrow Coach Lines Little Rock Ar
Randy Angell
20:34
Hello everyone from Temsa North America!
Ric Banister
21:15
How much money is allocated for our industry in the CERTS act?
Michele Last
21:34
Hello from Personalized Tours in Waldo. WI!
Jolie Ginsburg
21:48
Hello from Incredible Adventures, San Francisco. Do you know if the CERTS funding will be available for all transportation operators, even those that operate 15 and 24 passenger vehicles and not traditional motor coaches?
Ride Out,
22:49
Has anyone been able to apply for the second draw ?
Debbie Mann
23:00
If you got 1000.00 for EIDL can you re-aply for the 10,000.00
Becky Weber
23:02
The CERTS act total funding is $2 billion for private motorcoach, school bus and passenger vessel. There is no division within the statute between industries. It will be up to Treasury to decide eligibility criteria.
Ahmed Abouelseoud
23:35
Hello everyone Ahmed Abouelseoud from Trans Marin Limo Services Marin Sonoma and Napa counties
Debbie Mann
23:45
Thank you
Bennett Resnik
23:58
Does "certain supplier costs" mean an operator can use PPP to pay for a previously contracted coach bus?
Mike McDonal
24:02
Good Afternoon from Saucon Technologies in Baltimore
Ric Banister
24:09
What happened to the larger amount proposed prior?
John Grzywacz
24:48
Does PPP-2 allow for rents as a forgivable expense if the building is owned by a related party?
Greg Page
24:53
Good afternoon from Greg Page and Corinth and Tours.
John Hackenmiller
25:09
Do certain supplier costs include fuel?
John Grzywacz
25:22
When will " Certain supplier costs and expenses" be defined?
Samantha Onnen
25:27
to calculate your monthly payroll is that just based on employee compensation or does it include health care coverage and employer paid taxes?
Charles Searles
26:27
Hello everyone I have had the first shot 3 days ago I have had no side effects at all
Becky Weber
26:30
The statute prescribes eligibility as a company providing transportation services using a bus characterized by an elevated passenger deck located over a baggage compartment, commonly known as an over the road bus
Matt Eberhardt
26:45
can a company apply for the 2nd PPP as well as CERTS?
Julianne Ryder
26:57
Look for this PPP cheat sheet in the Newsflash today.
PAUL ESHAGHI
27:05
Good morning from Corporate Coach Charter Los Angeles CA
Ebmeyer Charter Bus
27:07
FYI...In CA, if you operate SPAB, you may not install any plexiglass in the coach or school bus. It will nullify you from carrying students. This is according to the CHP.
Coachlight Tours
27:31
My bank provided the cheat sheet along with the application. Has excellent information.
ginny orr
28:38
does this include interest on the coaches?
PAUL ESHAGHI
29:29
What banks are Community Banks? Can you list some in Los Angeles area?
Tom Wales
29:55
With the PPP, if the employer does not use 60% of the funds for payroll, the funding will not be forgiven completely... Is that correct?
Masters Touch Tours
29:59
Is the PPP for only 2.5 months payroll? They are using the same calculations as the previous PPP.
Tom Giddens
30:54
Busses and Books
ginny orr
33:06
when your bank is a big bank, and you are a very small business, you still have to wait for them to be allowed to start issuing loans
Trenton Stange
33:09
I had $31,000 from the first PPP turn into a SBA loan. Can I still apply for PPP2? Reason I ask is that I keep reading that I needed to use the first draw loan?
Masters Touch Tours
33:43
The larger banks won't be able to do the loans until next week.. The bank we use sent us an application to submit so we can get a head start on the process. Check with your bank.
Trenton Stange
33:56
Thank you.
Tom Giddens
36:13
Our Bank asked if we want to roll our EIDL into the new PPP. Is this a good idea or a bad deal for us
Sharla Savage
36:48
So, if you received an EIDL in 2020, they will roll this over into a PPP loan so portions can be forgiven?
saleh sami
37:47
We have used 25% of PPP loan for payroll are we eligible to reapply ?? rest of the loan used for Bus Payment , Insurance etc
ginny orr
40:35
my bus is essential to my business
ginny orr
40:52
not even interest?
Alan Thrasher
40:58
Would that cover an existing tire lease program?
Peter Yi
41:37
how about fuel expense? can we charge to credit card and pay the credit card?
jerri smith
41:40
how abut a lease on a color copier?
PAUL ESHAGHI
42:29
I missed on this part; Is the Fuel included?
Peter Yi
42:41
those expenses, can it be charged to credit card and pay the credit card from ppp?
Ryan Sanders
42:42
Would bus insurance be a supplier cost covered?
Debby Bernier
43:40
bus insurance should be covered in CERTS.. yes??
Jolie Ginsburg
43:44
what about vehicle leases?
Brenda Tidwell
43:49
So if we bought masks already can we claim it now.
christopher Moyer
43:53
If you used 40% for payroll would that portion be forgivable or non of it
Becky Weber
44:06
Insurance is an eligible cost under CERTS
Ryan Sanders
44:49
Thanks Becky!
Homer Pickles
45:16
Just a thought....what about personal property tax that we have to pay each year on our motorcoaches. That is a substantial amount.
David Annett
45:52
The definition is Gross Receipts, not revenue.
Mellonee Owenby
46:01
Group/company health insurance is covered with the PPP loan
Bob Fioritto
47:22
Would vehicle registration cover under expense?
Mellonee Owenby
47:38
I don't know all of the facts....but would you let everyone know about the new Retention Credits that they can apply for?
Brenda Tidwell
47:47
Would tags be under anything?
Mona S
48:06
have any larger banks open up their 2nd round ppp yet?
Masters Touch Tours
48:45
Larger banks are open for the loans beginning next week.
Mona S
49:44
thank you!
Sharla Savage
50:07
How long do you have to pay off the PPP loan?
Mona S
50:20
I guess certs will probably be closer to feb right?
Mona S
50:25
24 weeks for the first one
Dan Goff
50:27
section 179 depr. isn’t listed as a sch C adjustment for owner income will this change or can it be appealed?
Mona S
51:14
oh, sorry. to pay off is a year i believe
Randy Angell
51:40
Would Air Purification systems installed in your coaches or maybe even office buildings be covered under PPP for Expenses
Mona S
51:54
but the ppp forgiveness period is 24 weeks if you choose the longer cover period
David Annett
52:00
Is the reference period for purposes of maintaining headcount back to 2/15/20 for PPP 2.0?
Anita O'Hear
52:23
if related party paid off the mortgage, is anything deductible
christopher Moyer
52:26
If you use less than 60% for payroll on ppp how does that work for forgiveness? Would it be prorated or zero
dave johnson
52:51
Should operators take the PPP money and use it to make bus payments? At 1%, it's a cheap loan.
Tom Giddens
53:11
Can you claim deferred rent as a deduction for rent during the PPP time frame as it is still dur after the deferral
Jolie Ginsburg
53:28
so, even if we are using 2019 payroll to figure out the monthly average, we still figure out 2/15/20 for the number of employees?
David Annett
53:39
great presentation Tracy.
Jasmine Sayah
53:51
Can you add employees in place of employees that were on as of February 2020?
Jim Lienhart
54:24
Will this slide be available on the UMA website?
Larry Killingsworth
55:27
Yes Jim, they will be.
Brent Kelly
55:33
what about bus lease payments or interest on bus loans?
Trenton Stange
55:50
If I took out a Main Street Lending Program Loan....can I still apply for PPP2 (because PPP2 is a Grant)?
Brenda Tidwell
56:32
Do you have until when to use all this money?
PAUL ESHAGHI
57:18
I missed this before. Is Bus Fuel covered under PPP expenses?
matthew berger
57:24
Do we know what vaccine tier charter bus drivers will be including in?
Marcia Milton
57:24
Can you use the funds and not ask for forgiveness and pay back the full amount?
jerri smith
57:48
will 2.0 expenses only be eligible on the day the monies hit your bank account like the fist PPP or will we be able to include expenses prior to the 2nd PPP funds date for forgivness in ppp 2.0?
Tony Pederson
58:24
To confirm, interest only payments could be made with 1st and 2nd round of the PPP?
Charles Searles
58:45
hey this Charles from New Orleans Tours if you are a veteran call your local VA and get an appointment for the shot
Pattie Cowley
58:50
PA is 1B and confirmed
Pattie Cowley
59:14
Waiting on confirmation from NJ DOH too
Jared Jozaitis
59:18
Wisconsin is saying transit 1B, all other transportation 1C
Jared Jozaitis
59:32
at least at our county level
ginny orr
59:39
when I asked about interest on the bus a while ago you said no--a second ago you said yes ???
Michael deeb
59:49
NY taking 1b now too
Jason Sharenow
01:00:01
NJ has "so far" excluded private bus, limo, and taxi drivers
Brenda Tidwell
01:00:09
I got my vaccine Monday!
ginny orr
01:00:28
thank you for the clarification
Jolie Ginsburg
01:00:36
For calculating the 'number of employees', the 2/15/20 date is used? And is that total number of employees paid or FTE?
Coachlight Tours
01:00:43
Also, some home health care facilities are offering shots after they administer to their clients. I got this info today.
Dave Sweeney
01:00:48
related party capital lease interest payments, do the same rules as related rent apply?
Masters Touch Tours
01:01:14
Thanks, Tracy
bryce snyder
01:01:21
VERY HELPFUL THANKS
Bob Fioritto
01:01:24
Thank you for the information!!
Bill Longacre
01:01:26
Very helpful, thanks Tracy!
Tony Pederson
01:01:29
Thanks Tracy!
Anita O'Hear
01:01:38
thank you Tracy
Jim Lienhart
01:01:38
Great job Tracy
Antonio Thomas
01:01:40
Thank You for the information Tracy
Karen Sloan
01:01:42
Thank you Tracy!
Brenda Tidwell
01:01:43
Thank you Tracy and Ken
PAUL ESHAGHI
01:01:43
Thanks Tracy for all the detail updates.
Marcus Ardrey
01:01:46
Thanks Tracy
Brenda Kittrell
01:01:46
Thank you Tracy!
Ross Gabrick
01:01:52
Thank you, Tracy!
James Seaton
01:01:57
Thank you Tracy.
Liming Chen
01:02:08
Thank you Tracy!
Jacqueline Grice
01:02:10
thanks Tracy
Brenda Tidwell
01:02:11
YEAH!!!!!!!
Lauren Grote
01:02:12
Great information, thanks for your insight Tracy!
Jason Sharenow
01:02:23
As a first responder, I received my vaccine on 12/30 and can report no adverse reactions. I also volunteer at a county vaccination site and everyone has been doing very well. #gettheshot!
Derek Benedict
01:02:29
Thanks Tracy!
Brad Melton
01:02:49
I called and tried to change my hotel reservation this morning and was told that the hotel block was on hold and could not change reservation yet!!
Larry Killingsworth
01:03:06
Thanks Jason! Great to hear!
Amy Stalknecht
01:03:13
We are working with the hotels as we speak. We will be sending out info in the coming days.
Brenda Tidwell
01:03:21
I had NO big problems. Sore arm only!
Bob Crawford
01:03:43
Are the Hotels prices the same
Eric Jones
01:03:44
hotel was issue when I called. unable to change currently.
Tom Wales
01:03:46
With the PPP, if you don't spend the funds on the 60%payroll.... Is the loan not forgiven completely or will the loan be pro-rated?
Julianne Ryder
01:03:52
Hotel prices stay the same!
David Conover
01:04:00
great move
Jared Jozaitis
01:04:01
what happens if we can't make it in April but had registered for March
Fickett Tracy
01:04:05
Tom - partially forgivable
Adam Hall
01:04:07
Thank you very much. Hopefully this extra month and a half will give management some time to lift our travel restrictions.
John Grzywacz
01:04:15
Scott Riccio is the MAN!
Amy Stalknecht
01:04:16
Jared, just call us and we will work with you.
Adam Hall
01:05:10
With that hairdo, I'm not so sure anymore John! :)
Brenda Kittrell
01:05:14
What is the link for the EIDL $10,000 Grant?
Coachlight Tours
01:05:20
Thank you Scott for all of your hard work along with your committee.
Ryan Sanders
01:05:41
I don't think the optics looks good, the motor coach industry wants people to travel, but we are pushing our conference back.
Antonio Thomas
01:05:43
Jared please contact me if you have any questions.
Brenda Tidwell
01:05:59
It’s not like there is a lot of school moves in April!
Masters Touch Tours
01:06:43
How is the change affecting the vendors?
nancy citti
01:06:51
Is there going to be a virtual component?
jerri smith
01:07:12
I think April will be better for us to know if we will still be in business or not :(
ginny orr
01:07:34
on the same there, Jerri
Jared Jozaitis
01:07:36
Thank you.....I am hoping to make it
Masters Touch Tours
01:08:09
Will vaccinations be required to attend?
Amy Stalknecht
01:08:56
Vaccines will not be required to attend
Todd Roberts
01:11:25
Which is the Host Hotel?
Julianne Ryder
01:11:57
Our vendors were VERY much in favor of the shift in dates according to our survey
Masters Touch Tours
01:12:23
Rosen Hotels will not guarantee room types. You can request a King but you may not get it.
Bob Crawford
01:12:24
Great Hotel rates for three great hotels in the Orlando area
Antonio Thomas
01:12:35
If you have any questions or concerns about registering for the EXPO please contact me athomas@uma.org or call (703) 838-2944
Ebmeyer Charter Bus
01:13:58
What are the normal annual attendance numbers?
Harold Lewis
01:14:21
Not sure if everyone has Mega Millions and Powerball in your area, but the jackpots for this weekend are $750 million and $640 million respectfully. Might wanna buy a ticket...lol
Fickett Tracy
01:14:56
LOL Harold Lewis
jerri smith
01:15:05
good idea Harold
Bob Crawford
01:15:32
I have been to all three and they are great and convenient hotels in walking distance
nancy citti
01:16:03
Are there going to be eating functions where a mask would come off?
Alison Sherman
01:16:13
thank you for support and enforcement!
Masters Touch Tours
01:16:23
Will the plastic face shields be acceptable?
Tom Giddens
01:16:30
Canwe start a group buy
Amy Stalknecht
01:16:32
all eating fucntions will be either socially distanced or outside