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Small Business Loans & Financing

Get the money your business needs

We offer a variety of financing options for your business to purchase inventory and materials, refinance debt or finance account receivables.

Business Advantage Credit Line

An unsecured line of credit

  • Use whenever funds are needed
  • Competitive interest rates
  • No collateral required
  • Monthly payments based on your balance

Business Advantage Term Loan

An unsecured term loan

  • Receive funds as a one-time lump sum
  • Competitive interest rates
  • No collateral required
  • Fixed payments over the life of loan

Due to our commitment to the Paycheck Protection Program under the CARES Act, we will not be processing new Business Advantage Credit Line or Term Loan applications at this time. We apologize for this temporary inconvenience. Learn more about our response to COVID-19 about our response to COVID-19.

Business Advantage Auto Loan

Purchase or refinance the cars, vans and light trucks that help keep your business moving.

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We'll help you get the financing you need with fast loan processing times and flexible terms.

Commercial real estate

Purchase the land or buildings your business needs as it grows. Leverage your equity and invest in your business.

Loan amount: From $25,000
Interest rate: As low as 3.00%Disclosure2 Fixed rates
Loan terms: Up to 10 years (with balloon payment); Up to 15 years (with full amortization)
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years in business under existing ownership; minimum $250,000 in annual revenue

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Equipment loans

Equip your business with the tools and machinery it needs to get work done.

Loan amount: From $25,000
Interest rate: As low as 3.00%Disclosure2 Fixed rates
Loan terms: Up to 5 years (when secured by business assets)
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years in business under existing ownership; minimum $250,000 in annual revenue

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Secured business line of credit

Support ongoing operational expenses with a line of credit typically secured by a blanket lien on your assets or a certificate of deposit.

Loan amount: From $25,000
Interest rate: As low as 3.75%Disclosure2 Fixed rates
Loan terms: revolving with annual renewal
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years in business under existing ownership; minimum $250,000 in annual revenue

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Learn: What is a Business Line of Credit & How Does it Work?

Secured business loans

Expand your business or refinance debt with a loan secured by your choice of collateral.

Loan amount: From $25,000
Interest rate: As low as 3.50%Disclosure2 Fixed rates
Loan terms: up to 4 years (when secured by business assets); up to 5 years (when secured by CDs)
Qualifications: Minimum 2 years in business under existing ownership; minimum $250,000 in annual revenue

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Health care practice loans

Start or grow your practice with loans for doctors, dentists and veterinarians.

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SBA loans

Make your dream business a reality with loans designed for new ventures.

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Advertised as low as rate is effective as of April 1, 2020 and is subject to change. Your actual interest rate may differ based on your creditworthiness, overall business relationship with Bank of America and line amount. Subject to credit approval; some restrictions may apply.
Advertised as low as rate is effective as of April 1, 2020 and is subject to change. Your actual interest rate may differ based on your creditworthiness, overall business relationship with Bank of America and line amount. Subject to credit approval; some restrictions may apply.

Applying for a small business loan

Expand this section to learn more about how to apply and the information you’ll need for your application.

How to apply for small business financing:
  • You can apply for a Business Advantage Auto Loan online
  • If you use Small Business Online Banking, you can apply for an unsecured business loan or unsecured business line of credit online
  • You can apply for any small business loan by scheduling an appointment at your convenience
  • Most Bank of America financing requires that your business be under ownership for at least 2 years. In business for less than 2 years? Learn more about SBA loans
Information you'll need to apply includes:
  • Business documentation such as filing documents, organizing documents, articles of incorporation and/or certificate of resolution
  • Business name, address and tax ID
  • State in which the business operates and was formed
  • Date the business was established
  • The Social Security number, address and date of birth of all business owners

See a complete list of what you'll need to apply