IRS Issues Transition Relief for Two WOTC Target Groups

IRS Issues WOTC Transition Relief for Summer Youth and Designated Community Resident Target Groups

The IRS issued new guidance on December 11th for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Transition Relief under Internal Revenue Code § 51. The Notice 2020-78 (PDF), provides transition relief by extending the 28-day deadline for employers to request certification from a designated local agency (DLA) that an individual hired on or after January 1,[…]

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IRS Joint Directive on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit per Internal Revenue Code Section 51 (IRC § 51)

A Joint Directive, released by the IRS this week, provides instructions to Large Businesses and International (LB&I) and Small Business and Self Employed (SB/SE) examiners on the treatment of Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) examinations under IRC § 51. Specifically, this Joint Directive is effective for all LB&I and SB/SE taxpayers claiming the WOTC in[…]

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