WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

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: 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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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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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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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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WOTC Wednesday: Is it Worth it to do the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  Is it Worth it to do the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? CMS Responds: Is it Worth it for Employers to do the Work Opportunity Tax Credits? I look at it as absolutely! We know statistically over the last 20[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is There a Best Practice to Making Sure Employees Participate in WOTC Screening?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is There a Best Practice to Making Sure Employees Participate in WOTC Screening? CMS Responds: Is There a “Best Practice” to Making Sure all Employees Participate? Well we can’t force people to fill out the WOTC forms, but we[…]

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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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