WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: What is the benefit to the employee?

What is the benefit to the employee? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: The actual WOTC credit is only given to the employer as an incentive for hiring someone[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can a non profit participate?

Can a non profit participate in WOTC? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: Yes, but in a more limited scope. Nonprofits are only eligible under the Qualified Veteran category.[…]

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WOTC Questions: How does the employer know that a potential or new employee is on SNAP or has been unemployed for more than 26 weeks?

How does the employer know that a potential or new employee is on SNAP or has been unemployed for more than 26 weeks? I can’t imagine that this is something included on an employment application. At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions[…]

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WOTC Questions: Does an employee have to work an entire year for the credit to be granted?

Does an employee have to work an entire year for the credit to be granted? What if the employee only worked six months, but was able to make 120 hours? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can WOTC Apply to My Seasonal Hires?

Can WOTC Apply to My Seasonal Hires? I am hiring lots of seasonal help this year to help with holiday sales. At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: Definitely. Make[…]

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WOTC Questions: Does the screening need to happen before the person is hired or before they start work?

Does the screening need to happen before the person is hired or before they start work? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: As reported on the 8850: “The job[…]

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WOTC Questions: What is considered start date. date actually started work or date hired?

What is considered start date. date actually started work or date hired? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: The date the employee actually started working for paid compensation.  […]

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WOTC Questions: Can an employee be an intern?

Can an employee be an intern? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says:  You can hire interns who may be eligible under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. As long as[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can Students Be Employed Part Time?

Just to confirm, the employment can be part time (i.e. while students are in school) and can be for students who take time off from work to go back to school. At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This[…]

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WOTC Questions: What is the best method or protocol for asking these new hires these sensitive questions and to get them to participate?

What is the best method or protocol for asking these new hires these sensitive questions and to get them to participate? At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: You can[…]

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