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Employer Tax Credit Screening

We offer flexible and responsive tax credit screening programs that will help reduce your operating costs and minimize your overall tax liability.

What is Tax Credit Screening?

Tax credit screenings are used to determine if job applicants are eligible for state and federal tax incentives. Candidates may be eligible for various tax credits for which employers would receive up to $9,600 for each qualifying hire. Eligibility is based on things like past military service, or current participation in government assistance programs. 

We monitor thousands of employment tax credits and economic incentive programs throughout the United States to identify valuable tax savings and tax credits opportunities. 

Tax Credits & Incentives

First Advantage monitors thousands of employment tax credits and economic incentive programs to help identify valuable tax savings opportunities. Some tax credit programs may help reduce operating costs while reducing tax liability, resulting in bottom line savings for years to come.

Certain businesses that have been severely impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) may qualify for two new employer tax credits – the Credit for Sick and Family Leave and the Employee Retention Credit

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

The team of industry professionals at First Advantage can help with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. WOTC is a federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain identified groups who have historically consistently faced significant barriers to employment. This tax credit program joins other workforce programs that incentivize workplace diversity and facilitate access to jobs for American workers.

First Advantage JobCredits

This proprietary JobCredits tax credit software, exclusive to First Advantage, integrates with many applicant tracking systems to include all applicants for potential tax credits. It provides employment tax credit screening consistency across decentralized hiring locations, including applications received through the company’s website. Embedding the tax credit survey into your applicant tracking system or onboarding tool, offers a positive user experience while maximizing credit capture. The survey takes anywhere from 30 seconds to 2 minutes to complete and can result in $2,400-$9,600 potential savings per new hire.

Profile Advantage

First Advantage can offer both the background screening authorization with the tax credit survey in one step using our platform: Profile Advantage. Profile Advantage speeds the hiring process while maximizing participation in the tax credit survey which means more tax credit for your organization.

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