Equity

An accounting term used to describe the net investment of owners or stockholders in a business. Under the accounting equation, equity also represents the result of assets less liabilities.

Updated on
September 9, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
The 7(a) Loan Program, SBA’s most common loan program, includes assistance for each business with unique needs.
SBA 504 loans are very popular for long-term, fixed rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets.
The average Microloan is about $13,000. The Microloans program provides loans up to $50,000 to small businesses.
SBA Glossary

Common SBA Terms

Everything you need to know about common terms used to discuss SBA Loans.
Adjusted Net Worth
Post disaster fair market value of tangible...
Defense Acquisition Regulatory Council (DARC)
A group composed of rep...
Partnership
A type of unincorporated business org...
Trend Analysis
A comparative analysis of...
Assets
The amount of current assets that is left...
Full and Open Competition
With respect to a contract action...
Joint Venture
In the SBA Mentor-Protégé Program...
Mentor
A business, usually large, or...
Depreciation
A non-cash operating expense that...
Primary Activity
The major business activity of...
Partnering
A mutually beneficial business-to-bus...
Affiliate
Business concerns are affiliates if one concern...
Days Payable
A measure of the average time a...
Contracting Officer
A person with the authority to...
Operating Leases
are deducted on the company’s...

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