Tax Opportunities Abound: Employee Retention Credit and 179D Deduction for the Construction, Real Estate and Hospitality Industries

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Join DHG as we dig into the enhanced Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and the Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction (Section 179D), made permanent when the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) was signed into law in December 2020. We will take a deeper dive into the ERC, focusing on increased credit amounts for qualified employees and changes to employer eligibility criteria. We will also address activities that qualify for 179D deduction, another tax incentive that encourages energy efficient design in commercial construction.

Topics Covered
  • Employee Retention Credit
  • IRC Section 179D deduction
  • Consolidated Appropriations Act
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 Construction, Real Estate and Hospitality sectors.

Prerequisites / Advance Preparation


Course Level


Program Content

High level discussion on the impact of the enhanced ERC and 179 Deduction and their impact on the Construction, Real Estate and Hospitality sectors.


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