The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27 contains significant enhancements to the employee retention tax credit enacted under the CARES Act. The credit initially provided a 50% tax credit, which is refundable and easily monetized, for companies that continue paying their employees, even though the business might be closed due to a COVID-19 lockdown, or suffering a significant decline in gross receipts due to loss of business.

Continue reading the full GT Alert, “Employee Retention Tax Credit Enhanced and Extended by COVID-19 Stimulus Package.”