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: There is no current tax credit available that specifically applies to hiring someone over a certain age. You may be eligible for a WOTC credit for hiring a SNAP or Food Stamp Recipient, if they meet the following criteria:
- Is at least age 18 but not yet age 40 on the hiring date, and
- Is a member of a family that:
- Has received SNAP benefits for the 6-month period ending on the hiring date; OR
- Is no longer eligible for such assistance under section 6(o) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977, but the family received SNAP benefits for at least 3 months of the 5-month period ending on the hiring date.
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