IRS Encourages Employers to Take Advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

IRS Encourages Employers to Take Advantage of Work Opportunity Tax Credit

In a September 14th news release the Internal Revenue Service reminds employers to check out a valuable tax credit available to them for hiring long-term unemployment recipients and other groups of workers facing significant barriers to employment. The IRS is highlighting tax benefits and resources designed to help new and existing businesses. For any business[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: On What Tax Form is the WOTC Tax Credit Taken?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  On What Tax Form is the WOTC Tax Credit Taken? CMS Responds: One of the great questions that we get is “What Tax Form is the WOTC Tax Credit Taken?” It’s going to be on the IRS 5584 form[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What is the Start Date for WOTC?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  What is the Start Date for WOTC? CMS Responds: What is considered start date? Well it’s pretty straightforward, it’s actually the day they (the new employee) started work. Not the day they were interviewed, not the date you offered[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: What is the WOTC Tax Credit Amount for a Long Term Unemployment Recipient?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  What is the WOTC Tax Credit Amount for a Long Term Unemployment Recipient? CMS Responds: So first of all, under long term unemployment recipients – they have to be unemployed for over 26 weeks, and the amount will be[…]

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CMS WOTC Offices are Closed for Labor Day

Our offices are closed today in observance of Labor Day! Have a safe and happy Labor Day! Did you know? The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Long Must an Eligible Employee Work to Claim WOTC?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  How Long Must an Eligible Employee Work to Claim WOTC? CMS Responds: How long must an eligible employee work before a company can claim a WOTC tax credit? Pretty straightforward, it follows the WOTC guidelines of, first of all[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit - WOTC - Webinar

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Webinar Schedule

Join our WOTC subject matter expert Brian Kelly this month to learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), how much employers can save when they hire, why the 28-day rule is so important to employers, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit! Learn about what’s upcoming and[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Does Your Software Program Allow for Checking WOTC Application Status?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  Does Your Software Program Allow for Checking WOTC Application Status? CMS Responds: Does Your Software Program Allow for Checking WOTC Application Status? Absolutely, so with CMS’s services you’re going to get an administration portal so you can see how[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Are We Eligible for Employees Who Receive SNAP Benefits While Working?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  Are We Eligible for Employees Who Receive SNAP Benefits While Working? CMS Responds: Are We (WOTC) Eligible for Employees Who Receive SNAP Benefits While Working or only if they go off? The answer is actually both, you can get[…]

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