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The 1st Capital Courier is a blog for small and independent businesses with curated articles for a variety of topics including accounting insights, COVID-19 resources, financing solutions, growth hacks, marketing tips, and money matters.

ERC processing times are longer and more unpredictable than ever under the IRS’s moratorium, fraud prevention efforts, and growing backlog. Here’s everything you must know as of June 2024.

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Learn about the latest benefits, eligibility criteria, application process, and more for ERC Bridge Financing in this all-new guide for 2024.
Learn about the key differences between the SBA's 7(a) and 504 loan programs so that you can choose the right loan for your small business.
The rates and term lengths of an SBA 504 loan are unrivaled in 2024. This comprehensive guide breaks down all you need to know.
Few financing options are as flexible and affordable in 2024 as the SBA 7(a) Loan. Learn everything you need to know in this in-depth guide.
Learn about the SETC tax credits available in 2024-2025, and see answers to the most frequently asked questions by self-employed workers.
ERC processing times are longer and more unpredictable than ever under the IRS’s moratorium, fraud prevention efforts, and growing backlog. Here’s everything you must know as of June 2024.
Explore key aspects of the IRS's ERC Withdrawal and Voluntary Disclosure programs and how they might impact your business.
Discover two essential COVID-19 relief programs, the ERC and SETC, that are coming to an end in 2024 and 2025.
Explore the top 5 qualities of elite ERC processing firms, including reputation and innovative financing, to maximize your payroll tax refund.
Individuals can still claim their Self-Employed Tax Credit (SETC), worth up to $32,220, under the FFCRA. Here is everything you need to know.
Learn everything you need to know about IRS ERC audits, prevention, and preparation in this comprehensive guide.
If your business is still waiting on IRS processing, ERC funding may be a solution. Here are ten ways you can put your ERC refund to use now.
The IRS has announced a moratorium on ERC processing until 2024. Learn about what this means for ERC claimants, preparers, and promoters.
We're proud to announce that we've expanded our popular ERC Filing Service, added ERC Advance Loans, and launched new ERC Partner Programs.
Employers' size can make a huge difference in the overall value of their ERC claims. Check out this article to learn why that is and how the rules might apply to your business.
Inflation is likely to introduce greater financial pressure on small businesses in 2023. Here are five strategies owners should consider to reduce the impact on their businesses.
The ERC deadlines have become a major topic among employers recently. In this article, we go over the dates employers need to know and the causes of confusion.
The ERC expired in September of 2021, but qualifying businesses can still claim it retroactively. Learn about the eligibility requirements and process for qualifying.
Get a clearer understanding of what’s fact, what’s fiction, and how you might benefit as an employer from the ERC program.
Discover everything you need to know about the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) program as an employer in 2023.
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