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What is a “Partial Shutdown” for the purposes of the ERC?

As we’ve described in other posts, the Employee Retention Credit is available to a wide range of businesses and nonprofits, but you do have to show that your business was affected by the pandemic, either by showing a decrease in revenue or showing how government regulations may have led to a “partial shutdown” of your…
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Does the IRS Audit ERC Filings?

With the hype surrounding the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), many would-be advisors focus on the positive aspects of the ERC while failing to advise clients of the potentially negative aspects.  “Find out in fifteen minutes if you qualify,” they say, “and get $26,000 per employee of free money!” But the ERC is not “free money.” …
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Is ERC legit

Understanding the Basics of Employee Retention Credit Aggregation Rules

As businesses srecover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are exploring various tax credits to aid in their recovery. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) offers significant tax relief for companies impacted by the pandemic. However, there are aggregation rules in place that can impact which businesses are eligible for the ERC. In this…
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Is the ERC a Scam? No, But You Should Be Skeptical.

If you’ve found this page, chances are you’re doing some research about the Employee Retention Tax Credit (abbreviated ERC or ERTC).  As you may have noticed, most posts on the subject talk about the same few things: what the credit is, how to qualify, and, most importantly, how much money you can make.  You may…
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Where To ERC Mail

Mailing Addresses To Claim Your Employee Retention Credit

As a response to the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has rolled out several relief programs for businesses, including the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). If you are a business owner who the pandemic has impacted, you may be eligible for the ERC, which is designed to incentivize businesses to retain their…
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ERC Qualification in a Nutshell

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC — sometimes abbreviated ERTC) is available to hundreds of thousands of companies and nonprofits who were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  It can seem simple at first: if you kept paying your employees during the pandemic, the government has your back.  But figuring out whether you’re eligible, and how much…
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