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More COVID

relief Funds

are available from the Government.
  • Were you affected by COVID-19?
  • Do you have W2 employees?
  • Did you apply for your PPP?
  • Did you apply for ERC?
You were forced to close and limit your business and you were given 2 choices: PPP or ERC ? 

Now you can have… BOTH!
You were forced to close and limit your business and you were given 2 choices: 
PPP or ERC? 

Now you can have… BOTH!
The ERC Program is not a loan, no repayment and forgiveness required. 
 (get your money while funding lasts)

 If your CPA can do it, they would have done it. ERC consultants will be doing all the preparatory work and negotiating all the maximum qualifying benefits for your business.

 We are a team of experts who specialize in determining if you are eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit through a simple process that takes only a few minutes of your time!

Why Should You Claim Your ERC?

As a small business owner who has been affected by the pandemic, you may be eligible for a COVID-19 refundable tax credit known as the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC).

Funded by the CARES Act

Originally crafted to encourage employers to keep employees on the payroll as they deal with the unprecedented effects of COVID-19.

No Restrictions-No Repayment

No repayment needed. 
 This is not a loan.

Up to $26,000 Per w-2 Employee

Originally crafted to encourage employers to keep employees on the payroll as they deal with the unprecedented effects of COVID-19.

Free, No Obligation Pre-Qualification

Let our team of experts determine if you qualify for a sizable rebate for free!

Why Choose Our Team for Your ERC Refund?

We are a team of experts who specialize in processing ERC claims for business owners. Most general CPAs and accounting firms do not have the time or expertise to provide this service to their clients due to the complexity and knowledge required to process ERC returns.
  • 100% assured to maximize credits for local and small to medium-sized businesses.
  • Free analysis- There is no cost or obligation to be pre-qualified
  • NO Upfront payments required to pre-qualify for the cash refund.
  • We would love to meet you in person.

ERC Tax Experts

We are ERC specialists.

Risk Free

Know if you qualify for the ERC claim at no cost.

Fast

Quick turn-around process. Submit documents for a prompt reply.

ERC High Success Industries


Bars, restaurants; bakeries, etc.;


Salons, spas, etc.;


Retail storefronts (any industry)


Any business that provides instructions/classes (dance classes, karate, swimming, etc.)


​Banquet halls and event centers;


​Hotels and motels;


​Dental offices and other medical offices w/ elective surgeries/operations


Veterinary clinics;

ERC Surprise Areas that Can Qualify


Marijuana businesses (it is a payroll tax not subject to the IRC 280(e) restrictions


Vending businesses (vending machines were all in places with capacity restrictions, often qualifying the owners for ERC)


Law firms (courts and other government agencies were shut down, preventing attorneys from being able to collect fees from court filings)null
Though there are many high success industries, remember that any company that paid W-2 wages and meets one of the two tests (or that started their operations during the pandemic) can meet the tests even if their gross receipts improved due to them adapting to the pandemic.

Here’s Our Streamlined Process To Make Things Easy For You

1. Answer the Pre-Screen Questionnaire.

Get free analysis by answering 10 simple questions and know if you are qualified to claim your ERTC Fund.

2. Wait for the confirmation.

If you are qualified, our ERC specialist will contact you.

3. Credit Calculation

Our ERC specialist will calculate the credit that you will receive from the IRS.

4. Application Package

Our ERC specialist will prepare the whole package for you and ask for your approval before submission to IRS

5. Get the Refund

You will receive a check from the IRS. Make sure your mailing address is correct :)

FAQ's

Most frequent questions and answers

WHAT IS THE EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDIT (ERC) AND HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM THE PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP)?

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (also known as the CARES Act) was signed into law. It included two programs to help businesses keep workers employed: the Small Business Administration's Payroll Protection Program (PPP) and the Internal Revenue Service's Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC).

PPP funds are distributed based on 2.5 months of payroll, and a minimum of 80% of the funds must be used on payroll in order to be forgiven. Furthermore, PPP funds are not taxable as revenue, and you can still deduct PPP-covered payroll. 

ERTC tax credits, on the other hand, are credits (or refunds) for a percentage of payroll in each qualifying quarter. There are rules in place to determine eligibility by quarter and to limit the amount of money that can be claimed by each employee.

HOW COME MY CPA DOESN’T KNOW ABOUT THIS ?

Because this is a payroll issue, there are numerous communication issues. The majority of CPAs focus on your taxes and income tax returns, while another company is outsourced to focus solely on payroll.

941 amended returns are not processed by the payroll company.

According to our conversations with other CPAs and banks, they have little to no interest in assisting you with your employment tax compliance. They regard it as a liability that extends beyond the scope of their services.

That is why our ERC experts are here to handle the entire package for you

SHOULD MY PAYROLL SERVICE PROVIDER BE ON TOP OF THIS?

Your Payroll Service does an excellent job of executing the fundamentals of paying your employees, filing your quarterly reports, and paying your employment taxes.

However, calculating your ERC credits necessitates access to your P&L and PPP forgiveness applications. Not to mention the complicated requirements for eligibility and allocating ERC credits at the employee level while accounting for annual and quarterly qualifying wage gaps. . .

You can probably guess why Payroll Services do not offer to handle all of this for you.
So far, the Payroll Services that we've worked with have been happy to provide the payroll registers that we require to perform the allocations. They are also willing to file the Amended Form 941-X with the IRS on our client's behalf.

But that's all there is to it.

In fact, most wise Payroll Services require clients to sign an indemnification waiver before submitting a Form 941-X, as the Payroll Service cannot be held liable for the accuracy of the ERC credits you are claiming.

It is a liability and beyond their scope of services for them to become involved in the complexities of this calculation.

MY BOOKKEEPER HAS ALL MY INFO . . . CAN THEY HANDLE MY ERC CLAIMS?

Your Bookkeeper should have access to all of the information required to calculate your legal ERC claim accurately. They will have access to your financial reports, payroll records, and PPP loan forgiveness documents.

The Million Dollar Question is. . . Do They Have Enough Time?

Do they have the time to read the text of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and its referenced laws such as the CARES Act, Families First Act, Payroll & Healthcare Enhancement Act, PPP Payroll Flexibility Act, and the Consolidated Appropriations Act?

Time to read the IRS interpretations and FAQs? And cross-reference those definitions with that of PPP, which was defined separately and differently in the Small Business Administration's Bulletins and IFRs?
Do they have the time to ensure eligibility determination accuracy, maximize your computation, and create the supporting documentation required to support an IRS audit of employer taxes?

So far, we have not found a bookkeeper who can handle all of this while also handling day-to-day bookkeeping. Take them up on their offer if yours can. We'd be delighted to take another look.

MY TAX CPA HANDLE MY INCOME TAX RETURNS WILL THEY HANDLE THIS FOR ME?

Your tax accountant, whether a CPA or an EA, will most likely only prepare your Federal and State Income Tax Returns. ERC credits, on the other hand, are claimed against Employment Taxes on Form 941, and cash advances on Form 7200.

The ERC program's complexity is a beast in and of itself, and every tax accountant we've spoken with has stated that they focus on staying up to date on the ever-changing income tax code, and they can't now become experts in the ERC program as well.

If your tax accountant is comfortable determining your eligibility by quarter and year, computing your credits, and preparing contemporaneous documentation to support an IRS audit, you should delegate all of this to them.

I BELIEVE PAYROLL TAXES DEFERRED IN 2020 MUST BE RE-PAID; DOES ERC WORK IN THE SAME MANNER?

You're probably referring to a CARES Act provision that allowed employers to postpone the deposit and payment of the employer's share of Social Security taxes. Those deferrals must then be repaid, with at least half of the balance due by 12/31/21 and the remainder due by 12/31/22.

ERC credits are NOT a form of deferment. They are dollar-for-dollar reimbursements for wages paid. Not the taxes you've paid, but your actual earnings.

These credits can be used to offset future tax contributions or to receive a refund check – the choice is yours.

And you will not be required to repay these funds (unless, of course, you fail to provide adequate documentation during an audit).

AM I INELIGIBLE IF MY REVENUE IS BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS IN Q1 2021?

Even if you believe your revenue has returned to normal, there are a few things you should think about before passing on this ERC assessment.

First, even if your revenues have returned to "normal" in 2021, you may have qualified in 2020 and can claim those credits retroactively. In 2020, eligibility was based on revenue declines from 2019, or if your business was partially or completely closed due to a governmental mandate.

Second, while your revenue in Q1 2021 may have returned to "normal," keep in mind that we are comparing Q1 2021 to Q1 2019. If your company experienced growth in 2019, your revenue levels two years ago may have been much lower than in Q1 2020.

Finally, if your revenues were down by only 20% in Q4 2020 compared to Q4 2019, you may be eligible for Q1 2021. There is a safe harbor provision that few advisors are aware of, and it means that many businesses will be eligible for $7,000 per employee in the first quarter of 2021.

I know it sounds too good to be true, but the government wants to reward and incentivize you for keeping US residents employed and money flowing through our economy as we rebuild bigger and stronger than before.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR ERC TAX CREDITS?

Unlike the Payroll Protection Program (administered by the Small Business Administration), the Employee Retention Tax Credits do not have an "application process."
You simply claim the ERC tax credit in the same way you would any other tax credit – by proving to the IRS that you are legally entitled to the credit.

When you claim a child tax credit, you must do so on Form 1020, Personal Income Tax Return.
The distinction is that you claim an ERC tax credit on your Form 941 Employer Quarterly Tax Filing.
To reduce your current quarter's tax contribution and request a refund of excess credits for prior quarters, you must file an amended form (the Form 941-X) (which is highly likely).

Another advantage of ERC is that you can file a Form 7200 to receive a cash advance instead of waiting until the end of the quarter to ask for the refund because you can typically anticipate these credits in advance of distributing cash for payroll.

CAN I ALSO GET ERC IF I ALREADY GOT PPP FUNDS?

Employers could initially apply for PPP or claim ERC credits under the CARES Act, but not both.
For most enterprises, PPP proved more helpful than ERC (for reasons we won't get into here), hence most businesses with fewer than 500 employees received forgiven PPP Loans.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was passed into law on March 11, 2021, and featured numerous revisions and enhancements to prior stimulus initiatives.

Among the notable changes for business owners were:
  • Businesses that applied for and received PPP funds can now claim ERC credits as well.
  • For businesses that qualified in 2020, ERC credits could be claimed retroactively.
  • ERC credits have been extended until September 30, 2020, with lower qualification requirements.
  • ​The qualifying wage cap per employee increased from $10,000 for all of 2020 to $10,000 per quarter for the first three quarters of 2021.
  • ​The refundable credit amount was raised from 50% of qualifying wages in 2020 to 70% in 2021.
  • ​To cut it short, the answer is “YES” . . Even if you received PPP funds, you can still claim ERC.
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