WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: Would you have Illinois WOTC statistics available for use in a research project, like this 7/21/17 post about TN?

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 that we try to answer: Would you have Illinois WOTC statistics available for use in a research project, like this 7/21/17 post about TN? CMS Says: Hello, yes. The latest[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Illinois 2018

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) in Illinois

Did you know that last year the state of  issued 109,054 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit, known as WOTC, is a federal tax incentive designed to help people with barriers to employment into the workplace. By hiring someone from a Target Group, your company may be eligible for a tax credit[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Illinois 2018

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Illinois

In 2019 the state of Illinois issued 144,590 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit, known as WOTC, is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from target groups, that include qualified Veterans, individuals on food stamps and more. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is available throughout the United States,[…]

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Illinois Leaders Applaud Enterprise Zone Extension

Business leaders in the Illinois Valley area hailed the passage of a bill that extends the life of enterprise zones by an additional 25 years. Tuesday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a new law extending the Illinois Enterprise Zone program. Public Act 97-905 should create greater long-term stability for businesses and attract more investment in Illinois[…]

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Businesses Take Advantage of Work Opportunity Tax Credits in 2011

States are reporting big numbers for the 2011 Work Opportunity Tax Credit. In Illinois businesses reportedly hired over 27,000 new employees through the federal tax credit in 2011. The state of Washington is also reporting that businesses in that state received a record $56 million tax break in 2011.  Washington’s Employment Security agency received more[…]

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