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Mastering the Employee Retention Credit

Mastering the Employee Retention Credit

Confused about whether your clients are eligible for the employee retention credit or how to apply it? Join us for this webcast as a panel of experts walk you through the key concepts of the employee retention credit. They will offer practical advice and walk you through examples so you can confidently navigate this new tax credit.

$47.20 - $79
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NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Amy Wang, Kristin Esposito, Deb Walker, Jeffrey Martin


3 months

Learning Outcomes
  • Determine credit eligibility requirements
  • Identify qualified wages
  • Calculate the credit
  • Identify how to claim the credit
  • Identify ordering rules
  • Analyze the latest key guidance
Key Topics
  • Credit eligibility requirements
  • Qualified wages
  • Claiming the credit
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Product Details

Master the Credit

In response to these unprecedented times, the CARES Act created a new employee retention credit in order to help businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. Eligible businesses can take a refundable tax credit against their payroll taxes. While the credit can help increase a businesses liquidity during this economically challenging time, the mechanics of the credit create their own challenges.

In this webcast, we’ll provide you with practical advice so you can navigate the inner workings of the credit and maximize its benefits.

Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs
  • Tax professionals
  • Other qualified professionals
  • Sole practitioners
  • Business owners
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Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
1 hr
Amy Wang
Amy is a member of the AICPA’s Tax Policy & Advocacy Team whose mission is to serve the public interest by assisting AICPA members to be the most trusted professional providers of tax services, and by advocating sound tax policy and effective administration. She manages the Individual & Self-Employed and International Taxation Technical Resource Panels and related task forces. In these areas, she is responsible for the development, review, and submission of comments to Congress, Treasury, and the IRS. She also plays a key role in the development of AICPA testimony for tax-related Congressional hearings in these specific areas.
Kristin Esposito
Kristin Esposito is a Senior Manager with the AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy team based in Washington, DC. In this role she is the Tax Policy Advisor to the Employee Benefits Tax Technical Resource Panel and the Corporations and Shareholders Tax Technical Resource Panel, and related task forces. She also supports AICPA tax policy and advocacy efforts through the development, review and submission to Congress, the Department of the Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service of technical and policy recommendations as well as testimony for tax-related congressional hearings.
Deb Walker
Deborah, National Director, Compensation and Benefits for Cherry Bekaert LLP and formerly an equity partner in Deloitte Tax LLP and KPMG has extensive experience in health care reform, executive compensation, qualified retirement plans and employment taxes. Deborah’s professional background enables her to provide assistance with all aspects of compensation and benefits. She has designed and advised on executive compensation arrangements and retirement plans for clients of all sizes. Her government experience provides her with an in-depth understanding of the development of legislation and regulations. Deborah is the past Chair of the IRS Advisory Council, a group of tax professionals appointed by the IRS to advise on IRS administrative issues. She also served a 3 year term on the AICPA Board of Directors Life Insurance and Disability Committee, the group responsible for managing trusts receiving over $400,000,000 in premiums and providing disability and life insurance to over 250,000 individual AICPA members and their firms. For many years, she has been involved with the AICPA Employee Benefits Tax Conference, an annual conference providing continuing education to approximately 1500 CPA professionals involved with employee benefits. She is currently the Vice Chair of the AICPA Employee Benefits Technical Resource Panel. Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) in Economics from Alfred University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is a NACD Governance Fellow, a professional designation issued by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Jeffrey Martin
Jeff Martin is a partner in the Washington National Tax Office of Grant Thornton LLP located in Washington, D.C., specializing in compensation and benefits. In this role, he tracks new legislation and guidance, and advises Grant Thornton’s offices and clients with respect to tax issues that impact compensation and employee benefits. Jeff is a CPA, and is an active member of the AICPA. He is the co-chair of the conference planning committee for the AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans, and he is the chair of the AICPA technical resource panel on employee benefits. Jeff has authored articles in the Journal of Taxation, Tax Analysts, the Journal of Accountancy, and The Tax Adviser and spoke at the AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans, the AICPA National Tax Conference and the American Bar Association Tax Section Conference. Jeff holds a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accountancy from West Virginia University.

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Mastering the Employee Retention Credit
Sep 30, 2020
5pm6pm GMT
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