IRS Stops Processing Employee Retention Claims

On September 14th, IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel announced an immediate halt to processing ERC claims, citing concerns over improper/fraudulent claims.

To date, the IRS has processed 3.6 million claims. In the last 90 days, 600,000 claims have been received – 15% of total claims submitted. The fear is many of the newly submitted claims do not qualify and businesses are being pressured by aggressive promoters.

Read more in this IRS press release.