Brian Kelly CMS WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Webinar

WOTC Tax Credits Help Grow the Economy

CMS’s resident tax credit expert Brian Kelly recently took to the airwaves in Philadelphia on WWDB-AM Talk 860’s the Philly Business Spotlight Hour to spread the word about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. WOTC is a program that helps disadvantaged US citizens to gain employment, and at the same time it helps businesses to reduce[…]


WOTC Questions: Long-Term Unemployment Recipient, what is the maximum tax credit?

Long-Term Unemployment Recipient, what is the maximum tax credit At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (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[…]


IRS Releases WOTC Transition Guidance

WOTC Transition & Retroactive Screening Back to January 1st. 2015 The IRS has released Notice 2016-22 to provide transition relief for employers claiming Work Opportunity Tax Credits under Section 51 and 3331 (e) of the Internal Revenue Service code. This new ruling will allow CMS and the employers we service to go back to 2015[…]

CMS Brian Kelly, in Washington DC

CMS Statement on WOTC Renewal Through 2019

As a leading provider of Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) administration services, Cost Management Services (CMS) has been vigilantly watching the status of the Tax Extenders bill being debated in Congress this year. We are extremely pleased with the news reported on Friday, as President Obama signed a huge tax and spending package into law[…]

Senator Portman Amendment Incentivizing Employers to Hire Long-Term Unemployed Americans Adopted by Finance Committee

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his amendment to the tax extenders bill that would make long-term unemployed Americans eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) was adopted by the Senate Finance Committee. WOTC provides an employer tax credit of between $1,200 and $9,600 per employee for hiring and retaining veterans, ex-felons, the[…]