Tax Credits for Employers
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How are potential candidates located?
We are fortunate to have an extensive outreach in the selection of potential candidates for each and every job opportunity. Not only do we have access to three websites associated with Put Vets To Work. We have recently added a Latino co-ordinater recently out of the the military who has a wide circle both within the military and also within Latino communities. We will be taking advantage of a range of social media including multiple twitter accounts, facebook pages, LinkedIn page and other social media. We have developed an extensive contact list of CVSO in a number of Mid West States who will be alerted when jobs are available. Finally but not least a number of members have extensive connections to the military and American Legion notice boards. We can guarantee that each job vacancy will be extensively promoted to ensure that our employers have a range and depth of qualified candidates they will be proud to hire.
(MOS) MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALITY INFORMATION - http://www.apd.army.mil/Home/
Each veteran, besides acquiring any civilian skills previously obtained, is assigned at least one Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) after specialized schooling that might run anywhere from 3 to 18 months. A person trained in an Military Occupation Speciality has a defined set of skills that he or she has been trained and tested in. There are over 200 different MOS’s in the US Army alone. Each of these training curriculum cost the US government hundreds of thousands of dollars, and that training is free to the employer, provided that it fits. We will use our extensive knowledge & connections to bring the canidates to each job.
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A Dialogue Section will be available so Employees can ask Questions and Receive Replies. Especially helpful for any visa and oversease queries as well as Job vacancies.
TEAMWORK! The President of John Deere once stated that the ability to work in a team was the most important skill that he saw missing in the new workforce. How many times have you had a employee just “muff-it” because of the failure to laterally communicate, or to yield to group direction, or step up to the plate to make the team work. Veterans have been living teamwork every day!
LEADERSHIP! Leadership is an acquired skill, and businesses continually pay for seminars on leadership in the workplace. Young veterans aas young as 22 to 24 years have had opportunities to lead people and to manage millions of dollars worth of equipment. The skills are transferable.
Finding the Right Veteran: Veterans might not always bring the skills you think you need, especially if you are looking at a limited market.
Using the advantage of MOS as reference, our extensive connections both within and outside the military and social media, PutVetsToWork.com can utilize these tools and connections to bring the right canidate for the advertised vacancy.
Correctly Claiming the Credit: Watching Department of Labor and IRS regulations to get the paperwork right is time consuming and can be fraught with error. The credits are substantial, but if it is a “on-of-a-kind” hire, is it worth the aggravation? PuVetsToWork.Com makes it easy.
On November 22, 2011, President Obama signed into law the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which amends and expands the definition of veteran target groups for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). The VOW to Hire Heroes Act provides legislative authority for tax credits for veteran target groups until December 31, 2012, but did not extend for any other (non-veteran) WOTC target groups.
Who is a Veteran under this law?
To be considered a veteran for VOW, the applicant must have served on active duty (not including training) in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 days or have been discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability, and not have a period of active duty (not including training) of more than 90 days that ended during the 60-day period ending on the hiring date.
Which Veterans hired generate the tax credit?
The WOTC/VOW Act applies only to qualified veterans who begin to work on or after November 22, 2011, and before January 1, 2013. Qualification is done by PutVeteransToWork.Com prior to submission of the resume of the Veteran to the Company. The new employee must belong to one of the following categories of qualified veterans for the employer to receive the tax credit:
- Veterans entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability hired within 1 year of discharge or release from active duty; or
- Veterans entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability unemployed for at least 6 months during the 1-year period ending on the hiring date; or
- Veterans unemployed for at least 4 weeks (but less than 6 months) during the 1-year period ending on the hiring date; or
- Veterans unemployed for at least 6 months during the 1-year period ending on the hiring date, or
- Veterans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for at least a 3-month period during the 12-month period ending on the date of hire.
For a one time upfront cost per Job Advertisement employers can advertise on the website. There are helpful hints and information to assist you write your Job Advertisement and you won't have to pay until you are satisfied & ready to advertise the vacancy. PutVetsToWork will specifically promote your Job advertisment via the websites, social media and other veteran websites and noticeboards both nationally and internationally to give your Job vacancy the maximum amount of exposure and attention it deserves.