Posts Tagged ‘Social Security Administration (SSA)’

DOL Gives Businesses Second Opportunity For WOTC Job Tax Credits

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has rethought its stance on Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) applications submitted in 2014 through 2016 that were rejected for WOTC certification by State Work Agencies (SWAs). The DOL, in Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 07-17, said that the Social Security Administration (SSA) would be re-evaluating Target Group…

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Will E-Verify Become Mandatory for Employers?

The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would make E-Verify mandatory for employers. The Legal Workforce Act would require employers to use E-Verify, the electronic database to verify employment eligibility of workers, to check the eligibility of job applicants to work in the U.S. before they are hired. Currently, most employers are not…

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Demystifying E-Verify

Struggling With E-Verify? Here Are Some Tips

As an employer, chances are you may have heard of E-Verify, the electronic database to verify employment eligibility of workers. Employers are not currently required to use E-Verify, though many utilize it. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security reports that more than 700,000 employers use E-Verify at more than 1.9 million hiring sites. The process…

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