hiring ex-offenders

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Hiring Ex-Offenders

In a recent online article Businesses can’t find people to hire. So why is unemployment still so high for this demographic?, NBC News reported that despite a record 6.7 million open jobs in America and the fact that nearly one-third of small businesses cannot fill open jobs, the stigma against hiring formerly incarcerated people is[…]

WOTC Questions FAQ

WOTC Questions: Is there a Pennsylvania State Tax Credit for Hiring Ex-Offenders?

Is there a Pennsylvania State Tax Credit for Hiring Ex-Offenders? At CMS, as WOTC experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website. In the case of the above question, the sender did not provide their email address, so we were unable to reply directly to them. The WOTC[…]

WOTC In The News

Washington businesses earned $66 million in WOTC tax credits The state of Washington reports that employers in that state have received a record $66 million in work opportunity tax credits (WOTC) for the 2011 tax season. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit rewards employers who hire traditionally hard-to-place job seekers, including military veterans, the disabled, ex-inmates,[…]

WOTC Webinar: What’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS would like to invite you to join our resident Human Resources and Tax Credit Expert,  Brian Kelly, to find out what’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credits. Brian will review the following, and answer any questions you may have about this extremely valuable tax credit. What’s new with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? […]

Work Opportunity Tax Credits In The News

Keep up-to-date with the latest news on Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) with our blog. We monitor all the legislative news and updates to keep you informed. Here are some of the latest WOTC news updates from around the web: Rebuild America Act Introduced, seeks to extend the Work Opportunity Tax Credit through 2015  U.S.[…]