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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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WOTC Questions: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report?

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: If I have ex-felons making me eligible for WOTC credit where do I report? CMS Says: Firstly you’d have the new hire(s) complete the WOTC Forms 8850 and 9061. Those are[…]

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WOTC Questions: Can I Use Your Screening 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’s chat box: CMS Says: Yes, absolutely. CMS owns an applicant tracking and electronic onboarding software named iRecruit. We integrated our WOTC Screening service with iRecruit in 2014. When we also added iConnect, for[…]

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WOTC Questions: What is the most popular category or target group 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’s chat box: CMS Says: By a landslide, SNAP (Food Stamp) Benefits Recipients add up to the most common qualifying category. A quick look back at the statistics from 2013 and 2014 show that[…]

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WOTC Questions: Does WOTC Work With Seasonal Hires and Rehires?

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: CMS Says: As an employer you can only claim the WOTC credit for eligible employees once, the first time the invididual(s) are hired. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is not available[…]

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WOTC Questions: How many people can 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’s chat box: CMS Says: Actually there’s no limit on how many qualified hires you can make, and no limit on how much tax credit you can receive either. Whether you’re hiring 10 people,[…]

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