Breaking Down the Employee Retention Credit

February 8, 2021

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), a payroll tax credit can be worth up to $19,000 per employee, was significantly enhanced with the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The ERC was extended into 2021 and eligibility was expanded to include recipients of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Watch the webinar now to learn more about ERC and get your questions answered.

Aprio’s experts discuss:

  • Criteria for eligibility of the ERC
  • Define full and partial shutdowns
  • How to calculate qualified wages
  • How to claim the credit
  • Strategies for maximizing ERC and PPP
  • Other tax planning strategies

If you would like to discuss your ERC eligibility and how we may be able to help you, contact us today.

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Justin Elanjian

Justin Elanjian, CPA, is the Partner-in-Charge of Aprio’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) & Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Services. As a national PPP expert, prominent speaker and strategic business advisor, Justin helps both lenders and borrowers navigate the complexities of the PPP. He also helps his clients realize benefits from other stimulus package programs, such as the ERC, and is committed to strengthening his clients’ balance sheets and helping them achieve what’s next. Justin also leads a team of more than 50 professionals who share his passion for helping businesses maximize the federal COVID relief programs.

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