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WOTC Questions: Can I retroactively file for my employees since I am just finding out about this tax credit?

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: Unfortunately no. Even though you are just finding out about WOTC, you can only claim on new hires. The 28 Day rule is a hard and fast rule. There[…]

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WOTC Questions: What is a conditional certification and how do I know if I have one?

How to answer the question Check here if you received a conditional certification from the state workforce agency (SWA) or a participating local agency for the work opportunity credit. 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[…]

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WOTC Questions: If I have an employee who might qualify for more than one target group, can I double up on credits?

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: This is a great question, and it is so frequent for applicants to say they are qualified for more than one category when they are filling out the WOTC[…]

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Brian Kelly CMS WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Webinar

May 2019 Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Webinar Schedule

Join our WOTC subject matter expert Brian Kelly this month to learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), how much employers can save when they hire, why the 28-day rule is so important to employers, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit! Learn about what’s upcoming[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can I claim the WOTC for myself if I form my own company?

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: That’s a good question. Even if you qualified as a new hire under one of the target groups, you would not be able to claim yourself as an employee using the[…]

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WOTC Questions: Do you have online application for WOTC?

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: Absolutely. Our online WOTC application makes it super-easy for new hires to complete on the go, whether they’re at a desktop, tablet or phone. It’s secure, and as an added bonus,[…]

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WOTC Questions: What is your minimum size employer to be eligible?

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: Believe it or not, there is no size restriction on the employer. You could be a small business with less than 25 employees, or a mega-employer with hundreds of thousands of[…]

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WOTC Questions: Long-Term Unemployment Recipient, what is the maximum tax credit?

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: If they worked at least 120 hours, but less than 400: Up to $1,500 (25% of $6,000 of first-year wages) If they worked at least 400 hours: Up to $2,400 (40% of[…]

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WOTC Questions: It looks like salaried/exempt employees are eligible for WOTC?

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: Yes, all new hires are potentially eligible. It does not matter what type of employee they are, salaried or exempt, full-time or part-time, or even level of employee. New hires[…]

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Brian Kelly CMS WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Webinar

April 2019 Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Webinar Schedule

Join our WOTC subject matter expert Brian Kelly this month to learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), how much employers can save when they hire, why the 28-day rule is so important to employers, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit! Learn about what’s upcoming[…]

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