Connecticut Broadcasters Association

Seven Decades of Association in the Nutmeg State

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 Extends and Expands Eligibility for Employee Retention Tax Credit

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act), signed into law in December 2020, extends and expands the employee retention tax credit originally enacted in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). CARES Act Provisions The CARES Act permitted certain employers that are subject to a full or partial closure order due to COVID-19, or that experience a significant decline in gross receipts, to take a tax credit for certain wages paid to its employees. The credit is equal to 50 percent of qualified wages paid to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021, up to

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What We Do

From advocacy to compliance to connections, the CBA advocates to protect our members ability to serve their communities, help broadcasters understand the complex and ever-changing regulations on our industry, and we provide special interest and management seminars year round.