Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) Calls to Make Work Opportunity Tax Credit Permanent

Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) made an appearance last Friday on the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center podcast “Dollars and Sense”. During the podcast the Ohio Senator called for an expansion of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit and for making it permanent, and to update the qualifying categories due to Covid-19. WOTC Would currently expire on 12/31/2020.[…]

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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[…]

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