WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: Does hiring someone receiving SNAP qualify me 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: If the employee meets the following criteria, yes, you may be eligible to obtain a Work Opportunity Tax Credit for hiring that individual: Recipients of SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps), An individual[…]

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WOTC Questions: Are WOTC Forms Available in Spanish or Portuguese?

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: This is an increasingly common question for our WOTC Team. The United States is extremely culturally diverse and as employers we have to adapt to support employees who do not[…]

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WOTC Questions: I am already a customer, how do I change submission methods?

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: Hi, thanks for using our WOTC Screening service. It’s actually no problem to change your submission method. If you’ve been using paper or the call center for a while, and[…]

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WOTC Questions: If I purchased a business, can I apply for WOTC for the employees that already worked for the previous owner?

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: Interesting question. WOTC is typically only applied to new employees. With a new business name, new Employer Identification Number, and all new hires, yes you could potentially have all of your[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can the WOTC be applicable for part-time employees? Those working less than 30 hours per week?

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: Part-time employees are definitely eligible. The only difference is that it may take them slightly longer than a full-time employee to reach either the minimum amount of hours required to qualify[…]

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WOTC Questions: Is there a Pennsylvania state tax credit for hiring ex-offenders?

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! Although, not exclusively restricted to the keystone state, if you are hiring ex-offenders you may be eligible for a tax credit through the Work Opportunity Tax Credit of up to[…]

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WOTC Questions: I was just looking up some information as the company I am working for would like to begin the WOTC screening and we weren’t sure how to start

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: Thanks for reaching out to CMS wirh your question. We’re an experienced team based in Farmington, CT, and we support thousands of employers in the United States. Beginning screening is very[…]

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Brian Kelly CMS WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Webinar

February 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: I’m interested to know how an employer would know if they were eligible for WOTC 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: Most for-profit (taxable) employers are eligible for WOTC. The average tax credit can vary between $1,200 – $9,600. Approximately 10-15% of new hires may be eligible. This depends on your[…]

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Brian Kelly and Hr-dot-com-interview

iRecruit, Onboarding and Why Brian Kelly Loves WOTC An Interview with HR.com

Brian Kelly, Managing Partner of CMS iRecruit, explains to Sue Morton of HR.com Live, how iRecruit’s unique applicant tracking software facilitates seamless integration AND taps into additional talent pools that give tax service credits using WOTC. In the interview Brian explains to Sue what makes iRecruit different from other ATS systems and how iRecruit provides[…]

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