Disaster Employee Retention Tax Credit (DERTC)

Federal income tax credit designed to encourage employers to retain affected employees after any of the 59 eligible 2018-2020 natural disasters in 28 states and territories across the US.

The Disaster Employee Retention Tax Credit (DERTC), is a federal income tax credit designed to encourage employers to retain affected employees after any of the 59 eligible 2018-2020 natural disasters in 28 states and territories across the US. This credit is worth up to $2,400 per qualified employee and offsets your business’s federal income tax liability.

Important: Your business did NOT have to evacuate or close to qualify.

The credit allows qualified wages paid up to 150 days after the end of the disaster incident date. We provide you with a Loss Verification Questionnaire to complete for analysis to determine the qualified wage period.

See If Your Business Qualifies

Important Links

https://www.bdo.com/insights/tax/state-and-local-tax/disaster-zone-credits-for-businesses-affected-by-n

https://www.investopedia.com/what-is-the-employee-retention-credit-and-how-to-get-it-4802575

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