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WOTC Wednesday: Do I Submit the WOTC Forms Before or After the Employee Reaches 120 Hours?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Do I Submit the WOTC Forms Before or After the Employee Reaches 120 Hours? CMS Responds: One of the WOTC questions we get is “Do I Submit the WOTC Forms After the Employee Reaches 120 Hours or Before?” So,[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Which State Issued the Most Amounts of WOTC Tax Credits?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question:  Which State Issued the Most Amounts of WOTC Tax Credits? CMS Responds: Which state issues the most amounts of WOTC Tax Credits? Actually, it follows our population. The top three are Texas, California and Florida. States that issued the[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is There a Limit to How Many WOTC Tax Credits I Can Claim Every 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 WOTC Tax Credits I Can Claim? CMS Responds: Is There a Limit to How Many WOTC Tax Credits I Can Claim Each Year? The good news is, is no, there’s no limit.[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What is a Conditional Certification for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is a Conditional Certification for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? CMS Responds: A question we get is “What Is a ‘Conditional Certification’ for WOTC?” Well the conditional certification falls under the Ticket to Work where folks go in[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Does Your Software Check the Status of WOTC Applications?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Does Your Software Check the Status of WOTC Applications? CMS Responds: Does your software program allow for checking WOTC Application status? Absolutely. So, with CMS’s services you’re going to get an Administration portal, so we can see how many[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Do employers get a WOTC Tax Credit for Hiring Disabled Individuals?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Do employers get a WOTC Tax Credit for Hiring Disabled Individuals? CMS Responds: Question we get is “Do companies get a tax credit, or tax break for hiring disabled individuals?” And the answer is absolutely. That’s one of the[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: What are the benefits of Switching to Paperless WOTC Screening?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What are the benefits of Switching to Paperless WOTC Screening? CMS Responds: Actually three or four things. Number one we can state that the employer taking advantage of a federal program to initiate jobs and we need their participation.[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Can I Rehire a Qualified WOTC Applicant to Meet the 28 Day Rule?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can I Rehire a Qualified WOTC Applicant to Meet the 28 Day Rule? CMS Responds: If I have a new hire who would qualify, and it’s after 28 days, can I release them and then rehire them to meet[…]

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#WOTCWednesday: Can I Get a WOTC Tax Credit If The Employee Only Worked a Few Weeks?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can I Get a Partial WOTC Tax Credit If The Employee Only Worked a Few Weeks? CMS Responds: Can I still get a WOTC Tax Credit if the employee only worked a few weeks? So the answer to that[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Is the Summer Youth Category Still Around?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Is the “Summer Youth” Category Still Around? CMS Responds: One of our questions is, is the Summer Youth category still around? Actually, it is and it actually got reinstated back in 2019. So, if you’re hiring folks in a[…]

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