hiring ex-offenders

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Hiring Ex-Offenders

In a recent online article Businesses can’t find people to hire. So why is unemployment still so high for this demographic?, NBC News reported that despite a record 6.7 million open jobs in America and the fact that nearly one-third of small businesses cannot fill open jobs, the stigma against hiring formerly incarcerated people is[…]

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WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: Are there locations in the US that employers would not qualify to receive the “incarcerated” credit?

Are there locations in the US that employers would not qualify to receive the “incarcerated” credit? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. In the case of the above question, the sender did not provide their email address, so[…]

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Hiring Ex-Felons: Does ‘Felon Friendly’ Pay?

An article published this week by Human Resource Executive Online asks the question Does ‘Felon Friendly’ Pay?: Many employers have hopped on the ban-the-box bandwagon in recent years, whether to comply with laws, stay ahead of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or simply to express an open-minded hiring philosophy. It’s not the same thing, however,[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Earn More with Less Effort

Learn about the latest legislative updates, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credits – WOTC with our WOTC expert Brian Kelly in our latest webinar. WHAT IS WOTC? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credits WOTC Webinar

WOTC Webinars in June

Learn about the latest legislative updates, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credits – WOTC with our WOTC expert Brian Kelly. Learn about what’s upcoming and how much you could potentially save using the WOTC. Call CMS toll-free at 1-800-517-9099 or select a webinar[…]

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