Lower Your Tax Burden

Lower Your Tax Burden


Thursday, July 14, 2011 @ 1:00 PM CST


Sheila Gramann, Assistant Director, Talx Corporation


Do you feel your unemployment costs are too high? Are you looking for ways to lower your federal and state tax bill? Tax time is never fun, but you can lessen the pain by learning ways to reduce your overall tax burden.
This discussion will help you reign in unemployment costs and maximize the Work Opportunity Tax Credit to effectively reduce your federal and state income tax liability. We’ll begin by reviewing unemployment trends and the unemployment system, including how the system is financed. We’ll cover unemployment claims and the eligibility process, as well as discuss ways to improve your results and avoid paying for unfounded claims. We’ll also explain the progression of the hearings process so you know what to expect and can be fully prepared. Lastly, we’ll explore the Work Opportunity Tax Credit program specifically designed to assist employers in reducing their federal income tax liability. We’ll evaluate the target groups, benefits, required documents, historical data and management process. By the end of this session, you’ll be armed with information to help you control your unemployment costs and leverage Work Opportunity tax credit.