The Work Opportunity Tax Credit: legislative outlook and recent IRS developments

In this webcast, panelists discuss the WOTC Joint Directive in addition to the extension prospects for WOTC and year-end legislative outlook for other employment-related federal extenders.

Join us for a discussion around the current Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) legislative environment and hear from our Ernst & Young LLP professionals on how your business can continue to effectively leverage this program and benefit from a recent Joint Directive to IRS examiners.

Two senior IRS officials will be on hand to discuss the Joint Directive and its implications. We also will cover:

  • Implementation considerations for the Joint Directive
  • Extension prospects for WOTC, which is scheduled to expire at the end of the year
  • Year-end legislative outlook for other employment-related federal extenders


  • Ali Master, Partner, Workforce Tax Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Special guests

  • Mark Nyman, Acting Director, Corporate Issues and Credits, Large Business & International, Internal Revenue Service
  • Kathy Giese, Program Manager, Accounting Issues and General Business Credits, Internal Revenue Service


  • Rebecca Truelove, Principal, Workforce Tax Services, National Leader – WOTC, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Wes Coulam, Managing Director, Washington Council Ernst & Young, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Pat Chaback, Managing Director, Tax Policy & Controversy, Ernst & Young LLP


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