U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal’s (D-CT) office issued the following press release yesterday. Interest in restoring WOTG Target Group “J” (Unemployed Veteran) has been growing since the legislation that created the category expired on December 31, 2010. Target Group K (Disconnected Youth) also expired on December 31. (more…)
Congress passed the Continuing Resolution yesterday, providing funds to keep the government going through December 3rd. While many hoped the legislation would include Senator Baucus’ Tax Extenders Bill, those hopes were dashed. That, however, was not a surprise. (more…)
Recently, I’ve received inquiries about Congressional efforts to extend the expired Hurricane Katrina provision of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program. Here’s the latest as I understand it.
The Hurricane Katrina WOTC provision has NOT yet been extended. But it is part of the currently idle Baucus Job Creation and Tax Cuts Act — also known as the Baucus Tax Extenders bill. (more…)