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The IRS recently issued a news release identifying seven signs that a business’s Employee Retention Tax Credit (the “ERC”) may be incorrect. The IRS Commissioner also testified before the House

Continue Reading IRS Identifies Seven Employee Retention Credit Red Flags (and Other ERC Updates)

There are several new developments in the Internal Revenue Service’s ongoing campaign to combat false and fraudulent Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims.

They include an indefinite extension of the agency’s

Continue Reading IRS and Congress Expand Efforts to Address ERC Fraud

The IRS has announced a new Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) offering businesses a limited-time opportunity to repay improperly claimed Employee Retention Credits at a discount while avoiding penalties and interest. The VDP requires businesses to repay only 80% of the improper credits they received and has an application deadline of March 22, 2024.
Continue Reading New IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program Lets Businesses Repay Questionable Employee Retention Credits at a Discount

In its most recent effort to fight fraudulent and improper Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) claims, on December 6, 2023, the IRS announced it will be notifying an initial group

Continue Reading IRS Rejects 20,000 Employee Retention Tax Credit Claims, Plans to Offer New Voluntary Disclosure Program

The IRS recently announced that it will offer certain employers an opportunity to withdraw Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims if they are concerned about their accuracy. Qualifying employers may be

Continue Reading Amid Fraud Investigations, IRS Offers Employers an Opportunity to Withdraw Inaccurate Employee Retention Credit Claims

By Matthew D. Lee and Jonathan Wasser

Continued Internal Revenue Service processing delays are preventing businesses from receiving pandemic relief benefits, according to the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Continue Reading Inspector General Faults Internal Revenue Service for Handling of Pandemic Relief Benefits

ONLY TWO DAYS AWAY! It’s not too late to register for Fox Rothschild’s Inaugural White-Collar Symposium this Thursday in Philadelphia! Panels will address timely topics including Health Care Fraud, COVID-19

Continue Reading Fox Rothschild’s Inaugural White-Collar Symposium, Thursday, November 3

By Marissa Koblitz Kingman and Matthew D. Lee

The Justice Department recently announced new charges, convictions and sentencings in its ongoing initiative to target pandemic-related fraud, emphasizing the government’s commitment

Continue Reading The Federal Government’s Continued Focus on COVID-19 Aid Fraud Leads to New Charges, Convictions and Sentencings

Introducing the Fox Rothschild White-Collar Symposium.

Join us in Philadelphia on the afternoon of November 3rd to meet with like-minded leaders to discuss the nationwide issues impacting white-collar criminal defense

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By Marissa Koblitz Kingman

As part of its ongoing effort to crack down on health care-related COVID-19 fraud, the U.S. Justice Department has launched a nationwide coordinated law enforcement action

Continue Reading US Launches Nationwide Coordinated Law Enforcement Action to Combat Health Care-Related COVID-19 Fraud