About Form 15434, Application for Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Voluntary Disclosure Program


This form is used by employers to apply for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Voluntary Disclosure Program. This program is for those employers who claimed and received the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), but who are ineligible and need to repay it.

The ERC-VDP is open through March 22, 2024.

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  • Submit it to the IRS according to the instructions on the form

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