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ERC Guaranteed Helps North Carolina Businesses Claim the Maximum Employee Retention Credit (ERC) (Up to $26,000 Per Employee) 

The overwhelming majority of businesses and organizations in North Carolina were subject to COVID-19-related government mandates. Through the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), companies in North Carolina that were affected by government restrictions can claim a refund on their payroll taxes. Your ERC could be as much as 3 to 5 times (3x – 5x) your PPP. At ERC Guaranteed, our team helps clients claim the maximum ERC in North Carolina. If you have any questions about the ERC tax credit application process, we are here to help. Call us at (888) 210-8870 to schedule a strictly confidential initial appointment with an ERC specialist.

An Overview of the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed by Congress and signed into law by the president in March of 2020. The CARES Act is a complex economic support package. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is one of its most important—but least well-understood—provisions. A significant tax refund—far beyond PPP benefits—may be available for North Carolina businesses through the ERC. Here are three important things to understand: 

  1. The ERC is Available for Up to Six Quarters: The ERC is available for the last three quarters of 2020 (Q2, Q3, and Q4) and the initial three quarters of 2021 (Q1, Q2, and Q3). Businesses in North Carolina can apply for the tax credit for all six quarters. 
  2. The Maximum Total Tax Credit is $26,000 Per Worker: The employee retention credit is based on the amount of qualifying wages paid to employees. The maximum total benefit per employee for the six collective quarters is $26,000.
  3. You Can Still Get the ERC if Your Business Got the PPP: North Carolina businesses can qualify for the Employee Retention Credit regardless of whether or not they received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds. The ERC may be worth up to seven times the amount of a North Carolina business’ PPP funds. 

How to Claim the ERC in North Carolina 

If you own or manage a company in North Carolina, it is essential that you take advantage of all of the available tax credits. The pandemic and recent economic uncertainty have been major challenges for many businesses. Companies should claim the tax refund that is due to them under federal law. Businesses in North Carolina can qualify for the ERC based on: 

  • A full or partial government shutdown order (restrictions); or
  • A significant loss in revenue compared to the same quarter pre-pandemic. 

You only need to prove one of those two things—meaning you do not need any loss of revenue to qualify for the ERC. Quite the contrary, the overwhelming majority of businesses and organizations in North Carolina can qualify for the tax refund on the basis of a government restriction, such as: 

  • Heightened cleaning or sanitizing requirements; 
  • Additional personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements; 
  • Social distancing regulations; 
  • Capacity restrictions; 
  • Supply chain disruptions; and
  • Work-from-home or stay-at-home orders. 

Our area of expertise is the Employee Retention Credit. It is where we put our sole focus. Our North Carolina ERC specialists have access to the federal, state, and local government shutdown orders that businesses can use to prove that they qualify for the tax refund. It takes as little as 60 seconds. 

What Businesses Can Qualify for the ERC in North Carolina 

The Employee Retention Credit is a refund on the share of payroll taxes paid during the worst stages of the pandemic when government restrictions were in place. The ERC is not limited to “essential” businesses. Any company for any industry can qualify if it had employees on payroll during the relevant quarters and if it was subject to a government shutdown. We work with businesses and organizations from every industry in North Carolina, including but not limited to: 

  • Healthcare Industry: Virtually every health industry business in North Carolina was subject to a federal, state, or local government shutdown. We help all healthcare providers claim the ERC in North Carolina, including hospitals, medical practices, dentists, chiropractors, and all types of therapists. 
  • Education Industry (For-Profit/Non-Profit): Education is vital to the future of our society. Both for-profit and non-profits educational institutions can claim the ERC. Our North Carolina ERC specialists are qualified to work with colleges, universities, trade schools, tutors, and daycare facilities.   
  • Transportation Industry: We have extensive experience helping transportation businesses file for the ERC. Along with other types of transportation companies in North Carolina, we work with bus companies, tourism companies, truck companies, and medical transport.   
  • Retail Businesses: Do you own and operate a brick-and-mortar retail business in North Carolina? All types of traditional retail companies were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, including social distancing rules and cleaning and sanitizing standards. 
  • Restaurants: At points during the pandemic, restaurants across North Carolina were forced to suspend operations outright. During other periods of the pandemic, restaurants were affected by other government regulations. Our North Carolina ERC specialists help restaurants claim the greatest possible ERC tax refund. 
  • Personal Care Businesses: Personal care companies—those that provide services directly to people—were impacted by government shutdowns in North Carolina. Businesses that can qualify for the ERC include gyms, fitness centers, salons, spas, and much more. 
  • Construction: Most construction companies and contractors can qualify for an ERC tax refund. We help businesses in construction claim the ERC in North Carolina. 
  • Manufacturing: From social distancing to supply chain disruptions, manufacturing companies saw many impacts from COVID-19. If you have any questions about getting the Employee Retention Credit for manufacturing in North Carolina, we can help. 


You Can Still File for the ERC in North Carolina for 2020 and 2021

If your business has not yet filed for the Employee Retention Credit, it is imperative that you take immediate action to preserve your ability to do so. There is still time to file for the ERC for all six quarters (2020 and 2021) in 2022. Even if your North Carolina business already filed its taxes, you can use Form 941-X to file an amended return. This means that you can retroactively file for an ERC tax refund. Our team helps North Carolina businesses maximize their ERC for all six quarters. 

Clients in North Carolina Rely On ERC Guaranteed for the Maximum ERC

Our exclusive focus is on helping businesses and organizations secure the maximum Employee Retention Credit (ERC).  You can rely on our team to help you secure the maximum ERC refund and to make the process as quick and easy as possible. Along with other things, our North Carolina ERC specialists are prepared to: 

  • Conduct a Free ERC Analysis: We start with a comprehensive, thorough Employee Retention Credit analysis. The best part: It is free. Your North Carolina business will never pay a dime until you receive an ERC refund. All you need to do is provide some simple documents/records and our North Carolina specialists will assess your eligibility. 
  • Calculate Your Tax Refund for Each Quarter: Many people have questions about exactly how much they can qualify for in ERC benefits. There is no one answer. It depends entirely on the nature of your business and the amount of qualified wages paid to employees in 2020 and 2021. We have a proprietary system to calculate your maximum ERC tax refund. The amount can be significant―up to $26,000 for each employee is available under the law. 
  • Handle the Paperwork and Application: Business owners in North Carolina are busy. The last thing that you want to deal with is a lot of complicated paperwork. You do not have to worry about that with Sunrise Business Solutions. Our ERC specialists will produce a comprehensive, audit-ready compliance report and handle the entire application process. 
  • Get Your ERC Payment (Up to Six Checks from the IRS): ERC funds are not restricted. This program is not like the PPP. You are not required to use an ERC refund on payroll expenses. In fact, you are not even required to spend it on the business at all. We facilitate ERC payments through FedEx Mail to ensure the fastest possible delivery. You can get up to a maximum of six checks from the IRS. 

We work with businesses and organizations throughout the State of North Carolina, including in Wake County, Mecklenburg County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Buncombe County, Union County, New Hanover County, Cabarrus County, Onslow County, Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Cary, Wilmington, High Point, Concord, Asheville, Gastonia, Chapel Hill, Huntersville, Rocky Mount, Apex, Kannapolis, Wilson, Wake Forest, and Fort Bragg. 

Get a Free Analysis From Our North Carolina ERC Specialists Today  

At ERC Guaranteed, our North Carolina Employee Retention Credit specialists have the skills, experience, and professional expertise that you can rely on. Get in touch with us by phone at (888) 210-8870 or contact us online for a completely confidential initial appointment. We help businesses and organizations claim the ERC throughout North Carolina.