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WOTC Wednesday: Is WOTC Available for Part Time Employees?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is WOTC Available for Part Time Employees? CMS Responds: “Question we get is ‘Is WOTC applicable for part-time employees?‘ And the answer is absolutely! It’s all based on the number of hours an employee works. So, as a minimum,[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is there a limit to how many Work Opportunity Tax Credits I can claim each year?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is there a limit to how many Work Opportunity Tax Credits I can claim each year? CMS Responds: “Is There a Limit to How Many WOTC Tax Credits I Can Claim Each Year? The good news is, is no,[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Long Does It Take To Receive WOTC Tax Credit Certifications?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: How Long Does It Take To Receive WOTC Tax Credit Certifications? CMS Responds: “How Long Does It Take To Receive a WOTC Certification? And honestly, this is going to vary by state. There’s some states like Connecticut, which is[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Are Rehires Eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Are Rehires Eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? CMS Responds: “A common question that we get, is ‘What is the definition of a new hire? ‘A new hire is someone who’s worked for you for the first time[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is There a Best Practice to Make Sure All Employees Participate?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is There a Best Practice to Make Sure All Employees Participate? 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 can certainly[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What is the WOTC Tax Credit Amount for the 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 the Long-Term Unemployment Recipient? CMS Responds: So first of all, under long-term unemployment recipient, they have to be unemployed for over 26 weeks. The amount will be determined based on how[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What is a WOTC Designated Community Resident?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is a WOTC Designated Community Resident? CMS Responds: The Designated Community Resident falls under the HUD guidelines of federal Empowerment Zones and Rural Communities. The tax credit value is up to $2,400 if an employee actually lives in[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What is the Most Popular WOTC Category or Target Group? 

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is the most popular WOTC Category or Target Group?  CMS Responds:  It’s actually a pretty easy question. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/Food Stamps) represents 65% of all the tax credits we get because of people that are on[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How many WOTC Target Groups are there, and what do they represent?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: How many WOTC Target Groups are there, and what do they represent? CMS Responds: One of our most frequently asked questions is “How many WOTC Target Groups are there, and what do they represent?” WOTC is a federal program[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: If We Hire Temporary Employees, Can We Claim the WOTC Tax Credits?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: If We Hire Temporary Employees, Can We Claim the WOTC Tax Credits? CMS Responds: We have a WOTC Question that is regarding the temporary agencies. “If we hire temporary employees for 90 days can we claim the WOTC Tax[…]

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