Work Opportunity Tax Credit Reauthorized Through 2025

Enacted in 1996, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit that eligible employers can claim if they hire eligible individuals who have consistently faced stringent barriers to employment. According to the Department of Labor, “Each year,...

Employers Get Tax Breaks for Vaccination Leave

Small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, can claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from...

DHS Adding 22,000 to H-2B Program

The Department of Homeland Security has announced it is “taking action to ensure that American businesses are equipped with the resources needed to recover successfully and contribute to the economic health of local communities.” Citing increased labor...

Do You Need an Economic Injury Disaster Loan?

Even before the pandemic, the Small Business Administration offered Economic Injury Disaster Loans for “losses not covered by insurance or funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for both personal and business” expenses and for...

IRS Grants More Due Date Breaks

The IRS has announced that individuals have until May 17, 2021, to meet certain deadlines that would normally fall on April 15. This follows a previous announcement from the IRS on March 17, that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax...
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