Opportunities for the Hospitality Industry: Employee Retention Credit Enhancements & R&D Tax Credits

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There is no doubt that hospitality has been one of the hardest hit industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are significant opportunities hospitality companies can explore with the enhanced Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and R&D Tax Credit. This webinar will cover updates to the Employee Retention Credit program resulting from the Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law December 27, 2020. Some key items discussed include increased credit amount per qualified employee, changes to employer eligibility criteria, and activities in the hospitality industry that can quality for R&D credit.

Topics Covered
  • Employee Retention Credit
  • R&D Tax Credit
  • CARES Act
  • PPP Loan
  • Consolidated Appropriations Act
  • Payroll Tax
  • John Chennoor, Director
  • Adam Quattlebaum, Partner
  • Nathan Clark, Partner
  • Curt Griffin, Senior Manager
CPE Information

Recommended CPE Credit

One hour of CPE (pending approval).

Delivery Format

Group Internet Based (each attendee must be logged in and answer the poll questions in order to receive CPE credit).

Who Should Attend

Individuals in the hospitality industry.

Prerequisites / Advance Preparation


Course Level


Program Content

High level discussion on the impact of the Employee Retention Credit Enhancements & R&D Tax Credit on the hospitality industry.


This event is complimentary. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued. If you have any questions regarding administrative policies such as registration or cancellation, please contact webinars@dhg.com.


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