Since the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) was first announced in 2020, thousands of American small business owners have been claiming rebates for wages paid during the pandemic. A new eligibility test launched by San Diego Retention Credit Services helps employers find out if they qualify by answering ten simple questions.

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The ERTC program has been amended several times since it was created, and many employers are unaware that they may be eligible for rebates under the expanded regulations. The new eligibility test is available to business owners with up to 500 full-time employees, even if they have already received funds through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

When the Consolidated Appropriations Act was passed, it allowed employers who have already enrolled in the PPP to claim ERTC rebates. Unlike the PPP, ERTC rebates are refunded payroll taxes and not a loan. They do not need to be repaid, and there are no restrictions on how they can be spent.

Eligible employers can claim up to $26,000 per employee in rebates, with the average refund for most small businesses being approximately $100,000. To qualify, a business must have suffered financial losses during the pandemic, or been temporarily closed due to a government order, such as a lockdown. To learn more about eligibility, please watch a short video at

Non-profit organizations such as churches, hospitals, and schools are also eligible for rebates, as well as startups and new businesses. Companies founded during the pandemic may be eligible for up to $100,000 in rebates as a Recovery Startup Business.

San Diego Retention Credit Services has partnered with a team of specialist CPAs to offer a 15 Minute Refund program that is not available from other firms. The program guarantees each employer their maximum allowable rebate and includes audit-proof documentation with every claim.

To make a claim, employers can take the no-cost, no-obligation eligibility test. Eligible business owners will receive a link through their email to a secure server, where they can complete their claim in 15 minutes or less. The ERTC specialist CPAs will complete the paperwork, and help them file an amendment to their 941 returns.

To learn more about the ERTC rebate program, please watch a short video at

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