WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: Do I Have To Fill Out the WOTC Forms?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website from a new hire. CMS Says: This is a frequently asked question that we receive from both employers and their new hires. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit program is an incentive for employers[…]

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WOTC Questions: If I have a new hire who would have qualified, and it is after the 28 days, can I release them and re-hire to meet 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. CMS Says: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit program is an incentive for employers to hire new employees from the target groups. Unfortunately, if you terminate the employee, and then later rehire them,[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can an employer make the WOTC form mandatory?

WOTC Questions: Can an employer make the WOTC form mandatory? 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: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is voluntary program that has been around since 1978. An employee may refuse to complete[…]

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WOTC Questions: Why Should I Use a Service Like Yours When I Can Do It Myself?

WOTC Questions: Why Should I Use a Service Like Yours When I Can Do It Myself?  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: While WOTC is something you can do yourself, especially if you are hiring only a[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can I still get a partial credit if the employee only worked for a few weeks?

Can I still get a partial credit if the employee only worked for a few weeks? 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: It depends on how many hours the[…]

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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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