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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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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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Can A Nonprofit Use WOTC? Answered by CMS’s Brian Kelly

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WOTC Questions: if I pay my employee a salary of $12,850 and his working hours are more than 600, what is my work opportunity 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: Congratulations on hitting the maximum number of hours (400) to qualify. Your actual credit may depend on the target group of employee. For example, if the employee was a SNAP[…]

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