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WOTC Questions: What are the reasons for denials of 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: Question – What are the reasons for denials of WOTC? CMS Says: Nationwide 36% of all submitted requests for WOTC are denied, so receiving a denial notice is very common.[…]

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WOTC Questions: Are we eligible for employees if they still get SNAP whilst working or only if they go off?

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: Are we eligible for employees if they still get SNAP whilst working or only if they go off? CMS Says: The new hire does not have to stop receiving SNAP[…]

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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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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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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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North Carolina Issues $188 Million in WOTC Tax Credits in 2018

75,745 Qualified New Hires in 2018 13.5% Increase in WOTC Certifications Issued by the State over 2017 2,548 Employers Participated 3 Percent Higher than 2017 The North Carolina Department of Commerce Workforce Solutions division announced yesterday that it has issued more than 75,000 Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) certifications to more than 2,500 employers in[…]

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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. With CMS’ Secure Document Submission, employers can upload any required documentation to a secure online portal, instead of mailing, faxing,[…]

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