Webinar: The Convergence of PPP and ERC- How to Maximize Your Benefits

March 10, 2021

Calculating Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness and the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) for your business might be complex, but maximizing your benefit doesn’t have to be. It all comes down to finding the right strategy. Business owners and financial professionals, watch the webinar to learn the most important considerations to make sure you don’t leave any money on the table.

During the webinar we cover:

  • Maximizing ERC when your PPP loan is already forgiven
  • Strategies for leveraging ERC and PPP prior to loan forgiveness
  • Planning for your 2021 ERC and PPP benefits

PPP & ERC Expert panelists include:

  • Justin Elanjian, Partner-in-Charge, PPP & ERC Services
  • Tommy Lee, Partner-in-Charge, Retail, Franchise & Hospitality

Let Aprio Help

At Aprio, we are here to help. Our dedicated PPP and ERC teams are well-versed in the nuances of the new rules and can help you maximize PPP loan forgiveness and the ERC. Both programs boast huge potential benefits, but they’re highly complex as well. Aprio can help you create a winning strategy that maximizes your total benefit while keeping you safely within the rules.

If you would like to discuss your ERC and PPP forgiveness strategy, contact us today.

Disclaimer for services provided relative to SBA programs and the CARES Act

Aprio’s goal is to provide the most up to date information, along with our insights and current understanding of these programs and regulations to help you navigate your business response to COVID-19.

The rules regarding SBA programs are constantly being refined and clarified by the SBA and other agencies In certain instances, the guidance being provided by the agencies and/or the financial institutions is in direct conflict with other competing guidance, regulations and/or existing laws.

Due to the evolving nature of the situation and the lack of final published rules, Aprio cannot guarantee that additional changes or updates won’t be needed or forthcoming and the original advice given by Aprio may be affected by the evolving nature of the situation.

You need to evaluate and draw your own conclusions and determine your Company’s best approach relative to participation within these programs based on your Company’s specific circumstances, cash flow forecast and business strategy.

In situations where resources are provided by third parties, those services should be covered under a separate agreement directly with that service provider. Aprio is not responsible for the actions of any other third party.

Aprio encourages you to contact your legal counsel to address the legal implications of the impact of the CARES Act and specifically your participation in any of the SBA programs.

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About the Author

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.