New Employee Retention Credit for Employers Impacted by
Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria
On September 29, 2017, President Trump signed H.R.3823, the “Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017” (“the Act”) into law. The Act created an employee retention tax credit (“retention credit”) for eligible employers in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The retention credit is equal to 40% of qualified wages paid to eligible employees up to a maximum of $6,000 per eligible employee. To read the full article please click here.