WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: What Work Opportunity Tax Credit Screening Options Does CMS Offer?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What WOTC Screening Options Does CMS Offer? CMS Responds: CMS has been in business for 22 years, and one of the questions that we get now is “what are the screening options that we offer?” So, CMS actually offers[…]

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Tips to Maximize WOTC Participation and Increase Savings

Tips to Maximize WOTC Participation and Increase Savings

With 24 years of experience in Work Opportunity Tax Credit screening and processing, we would like to offer you some tips to make sure you get the maximum tax credit available in 2021. On average the United States spends $5 Billion each year on this program. How much did you get? The Work Opportunity Tax[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Renewed 2025

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Extended for Five Years

Last month, the H.R.133 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Covid-19 relief bill passed which has extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit for five years through December 31, 2025. There were no other changes made to the WOTC program. This is great news for our WOTC customers because it means that they will not have to deal[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

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

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is the Most Popular Category or Target Group for WOTC? 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[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: Which State Issues the Most Amount of WOTC Tax Credits?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: WHICH STATES ISSUE THE MOST WOTC TAX CREDITS? CMS Responds: Actually, it follows our population. The top three are Texas, California and Florida. See the most recent WOTC statistics here. About Our WOTC Screening Services Why you should use[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit - WOTC - Webinar

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Webinar Schedule

Join our WOTC subject matter expert Brian Kelly this month to learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), how much employers can save when they hire, why the 28-day rule is so important to employers, and why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit! Learn about what’s upcoming and[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Renewed 2025

BREAKING NEWS: Work Opportunity Tax Credit Renewed for FIVE Years!

President Trump signed the H.R.133 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Covid-19 relief bill today which has extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit through December 31, 2025. This is great news for our WOTC customers because they will not have to deal with any hiatus or wait for a renewal. As always we will keep you apprised[…]

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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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CMS WOTC Newsletter

Sign Up for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Newsletter

Whether you’re a current customer, potential customer, or just looking, sign up for CMS’s monthly Work Opportunity Tax Credit newsletter to stay informed of the latest updates, WOTC news, and available training. The WOTC Newsletter from CMS is monthly on the first Friday of each month.     Related: WOTC Newsletter Archive

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