Posts Tagged ‘Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC)’

Increase Your WOTC Certifications with A Two-Step Process

Increase Your WOTC Certifications with A Two-Step Process

The use of an online screening portal for federal Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) certifications is becoming more common. The process is fast and convenient. However, if organizations really want to maximize their WOTC certifications, they will want to incorporate a personalized screening experience for their candidates in addition to an online screening portal. It’s…

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IRS Issues Extension to Receive Tax Credits for Empowerment Zones

IRS Issues Extension to Receive Tax Credits for Empowerment Zones

Employers with employees living in designated empowerment zones have another opportunity to apply for Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC). The IRS announced that tax credits for WOTC Target Group D, which consists of individuals ages 18-39 who when hired are residents of an empowerment zone, have been extended. In Notice 2018-47, employers will now be…

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Tennessee Demonstrating the Value of WOTC

Tennessee already has issued $215 million in Work Opportunity Tax Credits in 2017

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commission (TDLWD) has issued more than $215 million in Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC)<span to employers in the first six months of 2017. That puts the state on pace to double the number of tax credits issued in 2016. According to the TDLWD, in the first six…

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