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 FAQ Brian Kelly

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 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 FAQ Brian Kelly

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 FAQ Brian Kelly

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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IRS Issues Transition Relief for Two WOTC Target Groups

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Transition Relief under Internal Revenue Code § 51

The IRS issued guidance this week providing additional transition relief to employers participating in the work opportunity tax credit program. Notice 2021-43 (PDF) provides transition relief for employers that hire or hired certain individuals residing in empowerment zones and who begin work on or after January 1, 2021, and before the date that is 60 days from the[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: When Is The Best Time To Give the WOTC Survey To The Applicant?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  When Is The Best Time To Give the WOTC Survey To The Applicant? CMS Responds: One of the questions we get is “When Is The Best Time To Give the WOTC Survey To The Applicant?” Actually, when they are[…]

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CMS WOTC Newsletter August 2021

CMS Work Opportunity Tax Credit Newsletter August 2021 In this issue: How to Check if You are in an Empowerment Zone, Enterprise Zone, or Rural Renewal County The EEOC Formal Opinion on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit How to Make WOTC a Part of Your Onboarding Process WOTC Wednesday: Is it Worth it to do[…]

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