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President Trump Signs Spending Bill, WOTC Renewed through December 31st, 2020

As a leading provider of Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) administration services, Cost Management Services (CMS) has been diligently watching the renewal status of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit all year long. This week both the House and Senate voted to approve H.R. 1865, Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, which includes a one-year extension for[…]

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Senate Passes Spending Bill H.R. 1865, Sends to President, WOTC Closer to Being Renewed

President Trump is expected to sign the $1.4 Trillion Spending Bill tomorrow which was passed by the U.S. Senate this afternoon 71-23. The U.S. House passed the bill on 12/17/2019. The legislation extends dozens of tax credits (tax extenders – including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit for one year) and incentives for biodiesel producers, brewers,[…]

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WOTC Questions: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website’s chat box: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report? CMS Says: Firstly you’d have the new hire(s) complete the WOTC Forms 8850 and 9061. Those are[…]

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House Passes Spending Bill, Sends to Senate, WOTC Closer to Being Renewed

House passes sprawling $1.4 trillion spending deal, sends to Senate ahead of Friday shutdown deadline (Washington Post) The House today approved a massive $1.4 trillion spending package that would stave off a looming government shutdown and fund the federal government through next September. The legislation also extends dozens of tax credits (tax extenders – including[…]

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How Long Does a Background Check Take? by our Partner Verified First

One of the most commonly asked questions are about the turnaround times of a background check. At (partner name), we want you to understand the factors that influence turnaround time, so you can effectively project the time it takes you to fill open positions. Thanks to one of our partners, Verified First, for sharing their[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can I Use Your Screening Employee onboarding/HR service?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website’s chat box: CMS Says: Yes, absolutely. CMS owns an applicant tracking and electronic onboarding software named iRecruit. We integrated our WOTC Screening service with iRecruit in 2014. When we also added iConnect, for[…]

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WOTC Customer Newsletter December 2019

CMS WOTC Newsletter December 2019 In this issue: Seven Reasons to Use Paperless WOTC Screening Today! Brian Kelly On Pending Expiration of Work Opportunity Tax Credit at End of 2019 The Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Hiring Veterans, What You Need to Know WOTC Questions: What is the most popular category or target group for[…]

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Brian Kelly On Pending Expiration of Work Opportunity Tax Credit at End of 2019

Cost Management Service’s Brian Kelly talks about the pending expiration of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) at End of 2019, and it’s possible hiatus. TRANSCRIPT: “What is WOTC? WOTC stands for Work Opportunity Tax Credits by the way. It’s a federal tax credit program that’s available for employers that is rewarding them for hiring[…]

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Seven Reasons to Use Paperless WOTC Screening Today!

CMS has been providing Work Opportunity Tax Credit screening services for over 20 years. We have helped save employers millions of dollars that can be reinvested back into their businesses. We currently offer three ways you can screen your employees: paper, call center and online. We highly encourage customers to take advantage of the online[…]

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