The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to employers, rewarding them for every new hire who meets eligibility requirements. You can apply for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (Form 8850) for a new employee, and earn possible tax credits and refunds based on employee eligibility.

Through Workstream, you can add the 6 pre-determined WOTC pre-qualification questions as a group for applicants to fill out. In this way, it helps you to determine if the applicant may be pre-qualified or not.

To add the WOTC pre-qualification questions to your hiring process, take the steps below.

STEP 1: Log in to your Workstream account, then go to Positions. Select the location and the position you want to work on.

  • If the user integrated with during employee onboarding, then this is enabled.
  • If the user has NOT integrated with for employee onboarding, then the user has to reach out to to turn on this function module.

STEP 2: Select form stage types to add the WOTC pre-qualification questions. These can only be added in a form stage type.

STEP 3: Click the + Add question button. Select WOTC pre-questionnaire then click the Add button to save.

If the applicant is pre-qualified, the status is indicated in applicants table and applicant profile.

  • Applicant's table

  • Applicant's profile

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