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WOTC Questions: Do you know how many veterans are hired each year with the assistance of the WOTC?

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: There is limited statistical data available broken down by category. Looking back at 2013 and 2014 WOTC data, individuals qualified under the Veteran categories accounted for 4.9 percent in 2013[…]

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SHRM Foundation’s Veteran Hiring Initiative

The SHRM Foundation is helping employers recruit and hire Veterans. There are several hiring initiatives listed on their website, including Innovation Grants, Certificates and Digital Hiring Guides. The SHRM Foundation believes that veterans are valuable members of our workforce, and this initiative will help HR professionals attract, hire and retain members of the military community. […]

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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: Where do I get a copy of a DD214 form?

Where do I get a copy of a DD214 form? 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: Qualified Veterans need to provide a copy of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty form, known as a DD214[…]

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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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How to Hire Veterans

Glassdoor for Employers recently posted an article about How to Hire Veterans, providing excellent tips and advice to employers. Glassdoor reports that there are over 21 million veterans of the US armed forces in the United States, and they come armed with a variety of beneficial skills for employers, as well as having the advantage[…]

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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 In The News

CMS Streamlines Work Opportunity Tax Credit Administration CMS streamlines and simplifies the WOTC application process for employers. CMS’s secure online WOTC portal allows your new hires to complete the WOTC questionnaire online in minutes. Employees sign the forms electronically. No paperwork required. H.R. 2133: Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013 Congressman Ted Poe, R-Texas,[…]

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H.R. 2133: Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013

Congressman Ted Poe, R-Texas, has introduced legislation H.R. 2133 Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013.. The Act is intended to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for veterans and to allow an exemption from an employer’s employment taxes in an amount equivalent to the value of[…]

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