The ERC for Small Businesses: How to Qualify and Apply for Relief Funds


Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy and have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many small businesses have had to shut down or lay off employees due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic.  To help alleviate some of the financial strain, the U.S. government introduced the ERC (Employee Retention […]

The ERC for Restaurants: Maximizing Relief Benefits for the Food Industry


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the restaurant industry. According to the National Restaurant Association, the restaurant industry lost over $290 billion in sales in 2020 alone. Many restaurants had to close their doors permanently, and many smaller restaurants that remain open need help financially. However, restaurant relief funds are available as […]

The ERC for Healthcare Providers: Relief for Medical Practices and Hospitals


The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every sector of the economy, and healthcare providers have been no exception. As a result, many medical and dental practices, hospitals, and other medical facilities have faced financial challenges over the past several years.  To help alleviate some of these difficulties, the federal government introduced the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) […]

The ERC for Retail Stores: Relief for Struggling Business and Shop Owners

Retail businesses have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. As a result, many retailers have had to furlough or lay off employees, devastatingly impacting their ability to serve customers and generate revenue. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is designed to provide some relief to retailers by giving them a tax credit for retaining employees […]

Employee Retention Credit in Pennsylvania


The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a federal tax credit program encouraging employers to keep their employees on their payroll during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the ERC is a federal program, it applies to employers in Pennsylvania and other states. To be eligible for the ERC, an employer must meet certain criteria, including experiencing a […]

ERC for Dealerships: Guide to Claim Employee Retention Credit

ERC for dealership

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) has provided many auto dealerships with financial relief from lost profits due to keeping and paying employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. While used vehicle sales have sharply risen post-pandemic, the ERC for dealerships is still available to those ordered to shut down in-person retail operations. Dealers who could continue selling […]

Where Is My ERC Refund? ERC Refund Processing Time


If you’re wondering where your Employee Retention Credit (ERC) refund is, you’re not alone. The IRS is struggling to process thousands of ERC refunds, along with the mountains of personal income tax returns they’re processing. Even though they’ve hired thousands of new employees in the past 18 months, the IRS is still backed up on […]

The ERC Cares Act: What It Is and How Long You Have to File For It

erc cares act

The last three years have been challenging for everyone. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have suffered personal and financial hardships, as have many businesses. Just about everyone and every business has in some way been affected. To help everyone, people and companies, the United States federal government stepped in and provided financial resources […]

Protecting Your Business: The Essential Workers’ Compensation Guide


Operating a business is fraught with risks, including injuries sustained by your workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are 3.4 workers’ compensation claims filed every year for every 100 full-time workers.  Many business owners and managers of “white collar” businesses believe their companies have a minimal risk of serious injury to […]

Retroactively Filing for the Employee Retention Credit Through 2025

Retroactively Filing for the Employee Retention Credit Through 2025

If you’ve recently discovered that you might be eligible for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and haven’t filed yet, there’s good news – you’re not too late.  ERC is available for businesses that continued operations and were subject to modification due to a governmental order if the modification had more than a nominal effect on […]