IRS Issues Guidance on Empowerment Zone Extensions

The IRS has issued guidance on empowerment zone termination date extensions: Notice 2018-47 (PDF) explains how a state and local governments are deemed to extend the termination date designated in their empowerment zone nominations.  Under this notice, the termination dates are deemed extended until December 31, 2017.  The extension in this notice follows along similar[…]

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WOTC Webinar: What’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS would like to invite you to join our resident Human Resources and Tax Credit Expert,  Brian Kelly, to find out what’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credits. Brian will review the following, and answer any questions you may have about this extremely valuable tax credit. What’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? […]

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WOTC Target Groups: Summer Youth

Target Group Name Summer Youth Target Group Definition A 16 or 17 year-old who is a resident of one of the federally designated Renewal Communities (RC), or Empowerment Zones (EZ) and is hired between May 1 and Sept. 15. There is one area in PA: parts of Philadelphia. For verification information on RC/EZ locations, visit[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Designated Community Resident

Target Group Name Designated Community Resident Target Group Definition An 18-39 year-old who is a resident of one of the federally designated Renewal Communities (RC), Empowerment Zones (EZ), Enterprise Communities (EC) or Rural Renewal Counties (RRC). (There are three designated areas in PA: parts of Philadelphia and all of Venango and Warren Counties). For verification[…]

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