Please note: As of 12:00 am PDT on April 9, 2024, we are no longer accepting applications for tax year 2020. Any completed applications (with supporting documentation) submitted on or after 12:00 am PDT on April 9, 2024, will be prepared and filed for tax year 2021 only. By continuing to utilize our service, you acknowledge and agree that SmartERC will not prepare nor file your Forms 941X for any quarter of tax year 2020.

General Industry

Claim the Maximum ERC for Your Industry

Back your claim with our network of former IRS auditors and over 18 years of experience.

Put Money Back In Your Pocket With Smart ERC

Our ERC Experts will contact you within 24 hours to provide you with your ERC amount and qualify you without any obligation.

Time Is Running Out to Get the Money Your Construction Company Deserves.

Get exclusive access to our network of former IRS agents to help you earn the maximum ERC refund so you can recover from construction delays and health & safety spending.

Let’s Qualify You For 3X The ERC

Our ERC Experts will contact you within 24 hours to provide you with your ERC amount and qualify you without any obligation.

IRS Agents

Who Better To Help You Get Your Money From The IRS Than Former IRS Agents?

We Check Your Eligibility Apply Now

We File Your ERC Submit Your Documents

Receive Your ERC Checks From the IRS

You Pay Us Only after your ERC check has cleared

Our network of former IRS agents possess in-depth knowledge of construction ERC qualifications and provide comprehensive in-house preemptive audit services. You can rest assured that with their expert guidance, they’ll turn the tables for your claim so you earn the maximum refund you deserve.

What is the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)?

The ERC is a refundable payroll tax credit designed to support businesses that retained employees during COVID. Eligible companies can get up to $26,000 per W-2 employee.

Your business may qualify if it experienced:

  • Revenue decline
  • Capacity restrictions
  • Travel restrictions
  • Commercial disruption
  • Full & partial shutdowns

Why Us

Reasons to contact us

800+ Industry Experts

Tap into our vast network of over 800 seasoned industry experts, each bringing unparalleled insight and specialized knowledge tailored to the healthcare sector's unique ERC needs.

Former IRS Revenue Agents

Benefit from the direct experience of four ex-IRS professionals, whose deep understanding of tax systems and ERC regulations can significantly enhance the success of your claim.

Former Legislators

Our team includes experienced former legislators, offering invaluable insights into the intricacies of tax law and ERC guidelines, positioning your claim for optimal results and compliance.

Don’t Wait Until The April Deadline - Time to Claim the ERC is Running Out

Let us expedite your ERC claim before the April deadline so you can eliminate debt, purchase new equipment, hire new employees, and more!


Find Out If Your Company is Eligible for the ERC

  • Retail
  • Hotels
  • Non-Profits
  • Restaurants
  • Distribution
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • HVAC & Construction
  • Educational Institutions

Our Process

How we do things for you

There’s no upfront cost plus free ERC audit defense.
Get an exclusive in-house audit to ensure compliance
We’ll conduct a free assessment of your existing ERC claim.
We’ll provide simple, step-by-step guidance and submit the claim on your behalf.


You May Qualify If You Experienced Any Of The Following

Revenue Decline

A significant downturn in income, regardless of the cause.

Capacity Restrictions

Reduction in service capabilities or client intake due to regulatory or space constraints.

Supply Chain

Disruptions or delays in essential supply chains impacting operations.

Travel Restrictions

Impediments to business travel affecting services and operations.

Commercial Disruption

Challenges in regular business activities due to external market factors.

Group Gathering Limitations

Restrictions on group sizes affecting service delivery and events.

Full & Partial Shutdowns

Mandatory closures or reduced operations affecting business continuity.

Customer or Job Site Shutdowns

Ceasing operations at client locations or specific job sites, impacting service delivery.

Remote Work Orders

Transition to teleworking arrangements, altering traditional operational models.

Customer Or Vendor Restrictions

Limits on interactions with clients or suppliers, affecting business flow.

Our CLients

We call our customers our friends.

“I worked with Rick Stanton and the experience was very professional. Rick and his team got me money that two CPA’s said we did not qualify for. I would recommend Smart ERC to any business that has not already received their ERC.”

Retail Owner

Lou P.

“Choosing Pinnacle Minds, Inc DBA Smart ERC to maximize my Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was the best decision I’ve made. With a history since 2005 and a team comprised of former IRS agents, they provided absolute peace of mind.

Restaurant Owner

Ibrahim G.

“All my questions were answered throughout the way and they made the process very simple. We ended up receiving a much bigger tax credit than we had anticipated which was a very nice surprise. Highly recommended.”

Educational Owner

Ashur G.

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