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October 2023

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IRS Makes a Mess of the ERC—What to Do Now?

In its e-News for Tax Professionals dated September 15, 2023, the IRS published these articles on the Employee Retention Credit:1



IRS orders immediate stop to new ERC processing amid surge of questionable claims, concerns from tax pros


Client not convinced they’re ineligible for Employee Retention Credit? New IRS Q&A document may help


Beware of warning signs of aggressive promotions that can mislead businesses into improper ERC claims


IRS looks to hire 3,700 employees nationwide to help expand compliance for large corporations, complex partnerships


Key point. The IRS barrage of negative information and intimidation scares many tax professionals and business owners. But here’s the deal: don’t be afraid of legitimate ERC claims.


Unfair Stop to Processing New ERC Claims


The IRS has pinpointed a surge in improper ERC claims as the core issue. While numerous tax experts and associations commend the IRS for halting its ERC claim processing, we disagree with this approach.


We firmly believe that all valid claims should be addressed immediately, especially ... Log in to view full article.

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