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IRS Temporarily Halts Processing of New ERC Claims

Employee Retention Tax Credit

Amid a surge in new (and improper) Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims, the IRS has put a moratorium on processing of any new ERC claims through December 31, 2023. This comes as there have been a slew of predatory tactics from questionable vendors. This time is intended to allow the IRS to add more safeguards against future abuse. For more details, read the IRS News Release IR-2023-169

For a listing of red flags for potentially fraudulent ERC claims, see IRS News Release IR-2023-170.

If you have questions about your ERC claim, please contact your LaPorte tax professional.