The Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Hiring Veterans, What You Need to Know (Crosspost from iRecruit Blog)

Hiring a United States Veteran can potentially make you eligible for a tax credit of up to $9,600. To qualify for a WOTC credit under the Veteran target group, the individual must first complete the 8850, and 9061 forms. If an individual identifies themselves as a veteran, our online system will ask for a copy[…]

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The VOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2019

Could employers receive a permanent tax credit for hiring Veterans? Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif. recently reintroduced the VOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2019, which would permanently extend the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) for companies that hire veterans and allow qualified tax-exempt organizations to receive a credit against payroll taxes for hiring a[…]

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Recruiting News Roundup #FridayReads Veterans Edition (Crosspost from iRecruit Blog)

Happy Friday! Because it’s Veteran’s Day weekend, I thought today we’d take a look at posts about hiring Veterans! Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line (Read @ WOTC Blog) A recent Glassdoor article discusses the benefits of hiring military veterans: What are your company’s biggest goals right now — building out a core product,[…]

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Recruiting Veterans Can Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line

A recent Glassdoor article discusses the benefits of hiring military veterans: What are your company’s biggest goals right now — building out a core product, improving customer service, growing your client base? When looking at employers’ top priorities, it’s rare to find hiring more veterans among them. But when you hear what National Director of[…]

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WOTC Questions: Veteran Hiring Campaign

Hi. I am a recruiter for a national retailer and want to start a veteran hiring campaign. Any ideas of where to post openings to attract veterans? Thanks. At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. CMS Says: There are[…]

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Veterans: How To Obtain a Copy of Your DD214 Form

Qualified Veterans need to provide a copy of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty form, known as a DD214. The state of Pennsylvania reports that the easiest and fastest way to get a Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Certification for your Veteran applications is obtaining a DD214. The easiest way to receive[…]

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WOTC Questions: How Do I Claim a Credit for Hiring Veterans?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit “WOTC” subject matter experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website and through the webcasts we attend. This week’s WOTC Question comes from one of our recent webinars: WOTC Questions: How Do I Claim a Credit for Hiring Veterans? CMS says[…]

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WOTC Questions: Where to Post Jobs to attract veterans?

I am a recruiter for a national retailer and want to start a veteran hiring campaign. Any ideas of where to post openings to attract veterans? At CMS, as 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[…]

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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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Michelle Obama announces new one-stop job site for veterans

First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new online resource for hiring veterans, translating military skills, and finding resumes of veterans and their spouses. It is our obligation to you,” Obama told hundreds of soldiers in a hangar on the sprawling military post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. “Your job is to take full advantage of[…]

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