WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: Can I Switch to an Online WOTC Process from Paper?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can I Switch to an Online WOTC Process from Paper? CMS Responds: One of the WOTC questions we get is “Can I switch to an online form than using paper forms, our office wants to go paperless?” And the[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is There Any Way to Still Qualify for WOTC If Employee Was Hired Over 28 Days Ago?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  Is There Any Way to Still Qualify for WOTC If Employee Was Hired Over 28 Days Ago? CMS Responds: Is There Any Way to Still Qualify for WOTC If Employee Was Hired Over 28 Days Ago? Unfortunately no. You[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is the WOTC Summer Youth Category Still Available?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is the WOTC Summer Youth Category Still Available? CMS Responds: Is the WOTC Summer Youth Category Still Available? Actually it is. It got reinstated back in 2019. If you’re hiring folks that are in a HUD-related area that are[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Can You Do the WOTC Application on a Cell Phone?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can You Do the WOTC Application on a Cell Phone? CMS Responds: Can You Do the WOTC Application on a Cell Phone? Well as technology advances, we advance along with it at CMS. Actually we have a web app[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What Is a Conditional Certification for WOTC?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What Is a Conditional Certification for WOTC? CMS Responds: What Is a “Conditional Certification” for WOTC? Well the conditional certification falls under the Ticket to Work where folks go in and go through retraining to get back into the[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How do I Explain Why We Are Asking If the Employee Has Received SNAP/Food Stamps?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: How do I Explain Why We Are Asking If the Employee Has Received SNAP/Food Stamps? CMS Responds: Sometimes the employer or the new hire asks the question “why are you asking if I’m on SNAP?” Well, the reason is[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Can I Still Get a WOTC Tax Credit if my Employee Only Worked for Two Weeks?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can I Still Get a WOTC Tax Credit if my Employee Only Worked for Two Weeks? CMS Responds: Can I still get tax credits if my employee only works two weeks? It doesn’t really matter how many weeks somebody[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Are Salaried/Exempt Employees Eligible for WOTC?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Are Salaried/Exempt Employees Eligible for WOTC? CMS Responds: One of the questions we get is “Are Salaried/Exempt Employees Eligible for the WOTC program?” The answer is absolutely yes! So it doesn’t matter if they’re exempt or non-exempt, if they[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Can an employer make the WOTC forms required?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can an employer make the WOTC forms required?  CMS Responds: Is the WOTC forms Required? They’re not a required document. It is a voluntary program that new hires would participate in. We can certainly make that a lot[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Are The WOTC Tax Credits Calculated?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: How Are The WOTC Tax Credits Calculated? CMS Responds: Big question is “We get these WOTC Tax Credits, how are they calculated?” There’s actually two benchmarks, the first one is the employee has to work a minimum of 120[…]

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