Who Is Eligible?

Both for profit and non-profit business may be eligible. Unfortunately, no government businesses qualify.

What is the Maximum Award?

Recent updates to the COVID-19 relief program known as ERC, dramatically expand eligibility and extend qualifying deadlines - which means significant payouts, up to $33k per employee, for hundreds of thousands of business owners like you... even if you already received a PPP loan!

How Do I Get Started?

Since maximizing your Employee Retention Tax Credits is all we do, we've made this incredibly easy to start. In fact, we've streamlined this process and you can expect to spend less than an hour of your time on this project - from start to finish.

  • Click “Get Started” and answer 10 questions.
  • Then, click this link to book your 15-minute introductory call. We’d like to make sure all your questions are answered before you decide whether or not to move forward.
  • Should you decide to move forward, we’ll send out an engagement letter for your execution. This gives our team the green light to proceed.
  • Connect us with your team members who can provide us payroll reports and quarterly filings.
  • We'll take it from there. Our accounting team will determine eligibility, compute your credits, prepare your filings and provide audit documentation.
  • At the conclusion, you'll receive an Executive Summary and the amended 941X Form to review.
  • Once you return the executed 941X Form, our accountants will file the amended 941X, and a check will be mailed to you by the IRS.

How Much Is This Going To Cost?

We charge nothing upfront. And we charge nothing to complete the necessary work. You only pay us when you receive a check from Uncle Sam. You keep 80% of the refund. The remaining 20% is paid to our company. Through our careful and calculated review and analysis of COVID-19 legislative relief packages and hundreds of pages of IRS guidance, our technical experts have developed a carefully supported strategy that has allowed many employers to access the ERC monies that they are entitled to receive – even when they took a first and/or second-round PPP loan. We are so confident in our specialized approach, that our services are offered with a “pay us when you get paid” guarantee.


a. Eligible employers are small businesses in the US that carry on a trade or business during the calendar year for 2020 and/or 2021 and have fewer than 500 W-2 employees. *1099 contractors do not qualify
b. This includes tax-exempt organizations that experienced either of the following:

Full or partial suspension to business operations during any calendar quarter in 2020 and/or 2021. These are attributed to governmental orders that limit commerce, travel, or other group meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Experienced a Significant Decline in Gross Receipts (“SDGR”) during a calendar quarter for 2020 or 2021. For 2020 quarters, SDGR is defined as a decline of at least 50% compared to the same quarter in 2019. For 2021, this metric has been reduced to a decline of at least 20% for the comparable quarter.

Yes. However, you can only claim the wages paid to a furloughed employee(s).

Qualified wages is defined as compensation provided to employees during an eligible period after February 16th, 2020, inclusive of health plan expenses.

Yes. An Employer may include wages paid to Part-Time employees in the calculation of ERC.

An employer that reduces its operating hours due to a governmental order is considered to have partially suspended its operations since the employer's operations have been limited by a governmental order.

Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) recipients are now eligible. The ERC was not widely used until March 2021, when updated IRS regulations made this type of COVID-19 Relief more accessible. In short: thousands of businesses who once picked between the PPP and ERC may now use both stimulus programs.

Yes, there is a possibility. It depends on when your business closed.

Yes, there is a possibility. Your business may qualify for up to $33,000 per employee.

Yes! There are two possible qualifications for 2020: revenue reduction, or a "full or partial shutdown of your business due to COVID-19". Specifically, the IRS describes this as "A government authority required partial or full shutdown of your business during 2020 or 2021. This includes your operations being limited by commerce, inability to travel or restrictions of group meetings." Below are several examples of qualifying events:

i. Example 1: A restaurant must close or limit its on-site dining. Such as having to close every other table, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

ii. Example 2: A business that needs to meet with clients in person and had to cancel meetings due to COVID-19 restrictions.

iii. Example 3: A business had to reduce their operating hours because COVID-19 restrictions and cleaning requirements.

iv. Example 4: A business had delayed production timelines caused by supply chain disruptions.

v. Example 5: A business with a planned event had to cancel that event or restrict the amount of people who could attend due to COVID-19 restrictions.


There are no restrictions on the use of funds.

Approximately 5 to 8 months.

Businesses can amend their tax return until 2024, unless the money runs out sooner.

Yes, 100% of your ERC is taxable in the year it’s received, subject to your business having taxable income. ERC is a reduction of wage expense in the relevant year. If, for example, you deducted $15,000 in wages and you received $5,000 in ERC, you would have $10,000 in deductible wages.

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Employee Retention Tax Credit Application

ERC Initial Application

Business Name *
Contact Name *
Email *
Phone Number# *
Mobile Number# *
Business/Industry *
How many full time employees (W2s issued) did you have 2021? *
How many full time employees (W2s issued) did you have 2020? *
How did you hear about us? *
Do you or any other partial business owners have ownership in any other businesses?
Was this business established on 02/15/2020 or after?