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Employee Retention Credits Opportunities and Risks - (1.5 hours - morning) - NEW! - Webcast


(Check-In 7:30am)


1.5 Credits

Member Price $55.00

Non-Member Price $80.00


There are businesses that qualify for an ERC; however promoters have been aggressive and egregious in pushing business owners into obtaining credits when they are not eligible for them. It is not fee money. Recent developments make it even more risky to apply for credits and to sign any return involving an ERC.


  • Anatomy of an eligible credit
  • Interaction with PPP loan forgiveness and other wage based credits
  • Protecting yourself, your firm and your clients
  • The current state of the IRS moratorium and investigations



Designed For

CPAs and professionals involved in tax and assurance work


We will discuss how to properly document a qualified ERC recipient, review the due diligence required in order to not incur preparer penalties and protect your license and your Firm. Learn what we know about the IRS Audit and Criminal Investigations actions and how the IRS is helping taxpayers unwind a bad credit.


Leader Bios

Harriet Strothers, State and Local Tax Partner, Delap LLP

Harriet Strothers has nearly 40 years of experience in providing state and local tax advisory and compliance services to large multi-state and multinational companies. With extensive experience managing tax compliance and audits for all areas of state taxation as well as IRS LMSB "Large Case" audits, Harriet also performs state and local due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions.

Harriet spent almost half of her career in industry with The Ryland Group, a Fortune 500 home builder and mortgage lender that operates in 28 states. Upon her return to public accounting in 2007, Harriet observed that there was a need for business leaders to better understand how State and Local Taxes affected their financial decision making. Rather than developing an industry-specific concentration, Harriet focused on state tax minimization through planning and remediation strategies for taxpayers who operate in multiple states. These strategies include multi-state income/franchise tax refund engagements and reverse sales/use tax audits, as well as state voluntary disclosures to mitigate past tax liability. Harriet's experience in industry included extensive audit defense. She has leveraged that experience into numerous successful audit strategies that she regularly employs when defending clients under audit by taxing authorities.

A frequent presenter on multi-state tax issues, Harriet has managed many large multi-state income/franchise tax refund engagements and reverse sales/use tax audits. She has managed and delivered numerous voluntary disclosure services and audit defense services in almost every state. Harriet has substantial experience advising clients on product sales/use taxability for different types of transactions and on nexus-related issues in 50 states.

After a two-year stint at Schnitzer Steel, Harriet worked with Moss Adams for six years before joining the team at Delap in 2014.


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Non-Member Price $80.00

Member Price $55.00

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