WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: Can I Rehire a Former Employee and Still Receive WOTC Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Can I Rehire a Former Employee and Still Receive WOTC Credit? CMS Responds: Can I get a tax credit for rehiring former employees? The answer is no. The WOTC Tax Credit is designed to bring new employees back into[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: What is the WOTC 28 Day Rule?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is the WOTC 28 Day Rule? CMS Responds: Question we get a lot is “What is the 28-day rule?” Well the 28-day rule means that you have to screen the employee on or before their job offer date,[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Are WOTC Forms Available in Spanish or Portuguese?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Are WOTC Forms Available in Spanish or Portuguese? CMS Responds: Well, if you actually use our online WOTC screening services, we can translate up to 100 different languages. So no matter if they’re Spanish, or Portuguese, we have that[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Long Does it Take to Receive a WOTC Certification?

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 a WOTC Certification? CMS Responds: Honestly, this is going to vary by state. There’s some states like Connecticut which is actually two years behind. Indiana isn’t that great either. Then we get[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: Why Should We Use a WOTC Screening Service?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Why Should We Use a WOTC Screening Service? CMS Responds: Why should I use a WOTC screening service like yours, obviously CMS’s, when I can do it myself? The reason why you’d choose us is because it’s a little[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Does the Employee Qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) When They Work From Home?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Does the Employee Qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) When They Work From Home? CMS Responds: It doesn’t really matter where the employee works for your organization. They can absolutely work at home and still be eligible for[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Many WOTC Target Groups Are There?

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? CMS Responds: WOTC is a federal program to initiate jobs so, the targeted groups are anywhere from Summer youth programs where we have people between 16 and 18 years old getting them[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: Do Training Hours Count Towards WOTC Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: Do Training Hours Count Towards WOTC Credits 120 or 400 hours worked? CMS Responds: If you’re getting paid, if you’re punching in and getting paid for those training hours then that person qualifies under the WOTC program.   About[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: How Long Does It Take To Receive a Work Opportunity Tax Credit Certification?

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 a Work Opportunity Tax Credit Certification? 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,[…]

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WOTC Wednesday: How Far Back Can We Go With the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: How Far Back Can We Go With the Work Opportunity Tax Credit? CMS Responds: The WOTC tax credits are actually under the General Business taxation law so you can actually carry back those tax credits for up to one[…]

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