Guidance for Employers Claiming the Employee Retention Credit for First Two Quarters of 2021

This article was published by the IRS. The IRS has issued guidance for employers claiming the Employee Retention Credit under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) modified by the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Relief Act). Notice 2021-23 explains the changes to the Employee Retention Credit for the [...]

New Law Extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers Who Keep Workers on Payroll

This article was published by the IRS.  The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted December 27, [...]

Who Qualifies for Which New Employer Tax Credit?

This article was published by the IRS. Many businesses affected by COVID-19 qualify for tax relief though credits or deferrals. Here's a breakdown of which employers qualify for these new tax credits and the deferral of employment tax deposits and payments through December 31, 2020. Credits for paid sick and family leave Businesses and tax-exempt organizations [...]

Who Qualifies for Which New Employer Tax Credit?

This article was published by the IRS. Many businesses affected by COVID-19 qualify for tax relief though credits or deferrals. Here's a breakdown of which employers qualify for these new tax credits and the deferral of employment tax deposits and payments through December 31, 2020. Credits for paid sick and family leave Businesses and tax-exempt organizations [...]

Employee Retention Credit Available for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

This article was published by the IRS. The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The amount of the credit is 50% of qualified wages paid up to an annual limit of $10,000, which equals a maximum credit amount of $5,000 for each employee for the year. Who is [...]

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