Maximize Your COVID-19 Employee Retention Tax Credit

Up to $26,000 per employee as refundable payroll tax credit for 2020-2021

The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit that encourages businesses to keep employees on their payroll.

It’s worth up to $5,000 per employee in 2020 and up to $7,000 per employee per quarter in 2021, for a max credit of $26,000 per employee.

Thousands of hard-working business owners trust OnCentive experts to maximize their Employee Retention Credit because:

100 years of combined tax experience
No upfront financial risk.
Fees are 100% success based.
100% audit protection
You only pay OnCentive once you have received your check from the IRS!

Your Business Can Qualify If:

  • experienced a reduction in revenue

  • interruptions to normal business

  • inventory price increases

  • lack of inventory from vendors,

  • had operations partially or fully suspended by government order

  • took PPP loans

Evaluate Your Business For ERC
Businesses with 5+ employees qualify for a free eligibility assessment.
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In 2020 & 2021, OnCentive found small businesses 120 Million in ERC credits. We know firsthand how meaningful this credit is to the survival of small businesses and would love to help your business capture this meaningful refundable cash credit.

Your Organization Can Still Qualify If:

Your business took the SBA PPP Loans and/or qualified for forgiveness.

Your organization is certified c-3 nonprofit.

Your business was deemed essential and never closed its doors.

Your business was profitable during the pandemic.

CASE STUDIES: Covid Employee Retention Tax Credit

Doctors Office
  • Doctors office closed by executive order 

  • Elective medical procedures delayed

  • Reopened with restrictions

  • 49 Employees

Oncentive Secured Over
Refundable (Cash) Credit
  • Restaurant closed to on-premises dining by Executive Order

  • Limited indoor capacity, social distancing requirements, & only 8 per table.

  • 32 Employees

Oncentive Secured Over
Refundable (Cash) Credit

OnCentive has secured more than

$2 Billion

in tax credits and businesses incentives for qualified businesses.

Entertainment Venue
  • Nonessential business under shutdown order

  • 80 employees

Oncentive Secured Over
Refundable (Cash) Credit
Grocery Store
  • Essential business under 25% max occupancy mandate

  • 50 employees

Oncentive Secured Over
Refundable (Cash) Credit

Don’t Disqualify Yourself. Our Experts Determine Your Eligibility For Free.

Despite its meaningful impact, only 1% of qualified employers have filed
for ERTC in 2020 and only 3% in 2021.

Don’t Leave Money Your Business Deserves On The Table
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Employer Retention Credit only apply to small businesses?

Eligible employers with 500 or fewer full-time employees may qualify. The credit applies to all employee wages/benefits.

Can I qualify for Employer Retention Credit if I took PPP?

First introduced by the CARES Act, the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) has since been greatly expanded. PPP borrowers can now claim the ERTC.

How long will it take to get my refund check?

The IRS has a backlog of claims so it could take several months to receive your refund check.

Don't Worry, We've Got You Covered

OnCentive simplifies the process of identifying and qualifying for business incentives and tax credits; maximizing your business’s profitability, and putting your hard earned money back in your hands so you can use it to grow your business.

OnCentive’s leadership's 100 years of combined tax experience, coupled with our risk-free model is why thousands of hard-working business owners trust OnCentive experts to recover more than $1.5 billion in tax, hiring, and other business incentives.

Maximize Credit Yield

Our profitability is tied with yours. We work off 100% success fees which means we are motivated to find the maximum credits your business can qualify for.

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Comprehensive Reporting

You will be provided with an Comprehensive Report, explaining the credit your company received, the calculations for what was determined and the proof for the money you get back.

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Contested Credit Protection

In the unlikely event that your credit is ever contested, the OnCentive team will defend our work and will fully refund any credits that are disallowed.

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Trusted Credit Experience

Our leadership has over 100 years of combined tax experience. With 1.5 billion in incentives captured and $0 returned to the IRS, you are in good hands with OnCentive.


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