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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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WOTC Questions: What is the turn around time on the WOTC Cert. for a specific employee?

What is the turn around time on the WOTC Cert. for a specific 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: This really depends different factors: the state you are in,[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can your service be used in conjunction with an employee onboarding/HR service?

Can your service be used in conjunction with an 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. This week’s question came from an employee! CMS Says: Definitely. Whether you use our iRecruit product for recruiting and onboarding,[…]

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WOTC Questions: I hired a veteran 2 months ago…is there any way around the 28 day rule?

I hired a veteran 2 months ago…is there any way around the 28 day rule? 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 28-day rule cannot be waived, because it[…]

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WOTC Questions: As a landscaper, my business is mostly seasonal, can I get credit for the employees who are returning?

As a landscaper, my business is mostly seasonal, can I get credit for the employees who are returning from previous seasons? 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: Actually not[…]

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WOTC Questions: Ex-felon maximum credit is $2,400. Is this for regardless of how many ex-felons I hire?

Ex-felon maximum credit is $2,400. Is this for regardless of how many ex-felons I hire? 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! As long as the qualified employee works[…]

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