WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: When should I have employee call in for the 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: When should I have employee call in for the credit? CMS Says: We recommend including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit questionnaire as part of your onboarding process. So either right before[…]

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WOTC Questions: Do the WOTC forms come in Spanish?

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: Do the WOTC forms come in Spanish? CMS Says: This is most definitely a frequently asked question about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit forms. The WOTC’s 8850 form is available in[…]

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WOTC Questions: Do you need to keep WOTC forms in employee files?

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: Do you need to keep WOTC forms in employee files? CMS Says: It may be a good idea to keep a copy of the WOTC forms in your employee files.[…]

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CMS WOTC Newsletter

Sign Up for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Newsletter

Whether you’re a current customer, potential customer, or just looking, sign up for CMS’s monthly Work Opportunity Tax Credit newsletter to stay informed of the latest updates, WOTC news, and available training. The WOTC Newsletter from CMS is monthly on the first Friday of each month.     Related: WOTC Newsletter Archive

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Tips to Maximize WOTC Participation and Increase Savings

Tips to Maximize WOTC Participation and Increase Savings in 2020

With over 20 years of experience, we would like to offer you some tips to make sure you get the maximum tax credit available in 2020. The WOTC program is active throughout 2020. Include the WOTC forms (8850 and 9061) as part of your onboarding process to make it easy for new hires. Give the new hires the[…]

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WOTC Questions: Do we have to wait to submit WOTC to the state for the employee to first work 120 hours within those 28 days?

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: So do we have to wait to submit WOTC to the state for the employee to first work 120 hours within those 28 days? That would squeeze our submission into[…]

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Brian Kelly CMS WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Webinar

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: Why is my SS# and date of birth required on wotc form?

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, this one from a new hire: Why is my SS# and date of birth required on wotc form? CMS Says: The WOTC forms are federal forms to help determine if[…]

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WOTC Questions: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report?

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: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report? CMS Says: Firstly you’d have the new hire(s) complete the WOTC Forms 8850 and 9061. Those are[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can I Use Your Screening Employee onboarding/HR service?

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: Yes, absolutely. CMS owns an applicant tracking and electronic onboarding software named iRecruit. We integrated our WOTC Screening service with iRecruit in 2014. When we also added iConnect, for[…]

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