Earn Federal Income Tax Credits for Hiring Veterans

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We all know and understand that it's a tight labor market right now. Because of that, recruiting costs and cost per hire numbers are going through the roof for employers. How would you like to recruit a highly qualified candidate at a reduced cost? How about even "making money" on recruiting? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers who hire veterans. Each year, employers claim over $1 billion in tax credits under the WOTC program. WOTC reduces an employer’s cost of doing business. WOTC can reduce an employer’s federal income tax liability by as...

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Recovering the Soft Costs of Hiring-Relocation

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You need people and the local talent pool is tapped out. It seems that everyone is in the same boat. You need people and the local talent pool is tapped out. The more complex the job or skill set you need, the fewer people in your market that qualify. What do you do? How do you attract someone to a job? How do you attract someone to a job? A good employee in today’s market already has a job and there are recruiters calling them. Until something changes that is a fact of life. So, again, what do you do? Many companies have...

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Maine: CDL Certification for Military Waiver of Skills Test

MAINE: CDL CERTIFICATION FOR MILITARY WAIVER OF SKILLS TEST

Maine: CDL Certification for Military Waiver of Skills Test Did you know that Maine participates in the CDL Certification for Military Waiver of Skills Test? Several Maine companies are looking for drivers NOW! Here are the details: CDL Certification for Military Waiver of Skills Test A qualified veteran who is, or who has been regularly employed in a military position within the last year, can obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) by completing a waiver certification form and taking the written skills test. The driving test will be waived if: • If discharged, the military employment was within the last year • For a period of at least 2...

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