COVID Assistance to affected Business owners

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Your Business May be Eligible for $26,000 Per Employee from the IRS

The Pemberton UEZ has been made aware of a potentially significant compensation program that the IRS is providing to businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 business slowdowns and shut downs during the pandemic.

A business may be eligible for up to $26,000 per employee if they meet the following criteria:

  • Your business had a partial government closure to operations due to COVID (ex. restaurants 50% indoor dining)
  • Your business had a decline in revenue per quarter when compared to 2019 (50% for 2020 or 20% for 2021)
Contact the IRS directly for information on the program at IRS Links and FAQ: Employee Retention Credit.


There are firms that will provide assistance if you find the IRS process is daunting. The following link directs access to a Google search that provides companies and/or attorneys experienced with this matter that may be able provide assistance needed and help you through the process.

Employee Retention Credit assistance and information.

[Disclosure: Pemberton Township does not promote specific vendors, please conduct your own research before accepting assistance from a third-party vendor]