Tax Incentives Blog

Rachel Zarate Brouwer

Rachel Zarate Brouwer
At CTI, Rachel develops Employment Incentives (EI) solutions and manages our Team Leaders. With over 8 years' experience at CTI and as a Project Manager, Rachel specializes in understanding a client’s current EI process and seamlessly integrating customized service solutions, including project setup and continuous process improvement. Furthermore, Rachel leverages her vast client project experience to serve as a subject matter expert for CTI’s in-house software development team.
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WOTC: Giving Employees and Businesses a New Chance at Success

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated Aug 28, 2019.

Most of us probably knew – or were – that odd kid in school that no one wanted to befriend. Dark, sordid stories echoed through the hallways assuming truth about the outcast. The accepted – and expected - attitude was, “don’t talk to that person.” But then someone pushed aside the rumors and judgements and gave that person a chance; they got to know that student and learned about their life…and found an amazing treasure, a friend.

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Putting People to Work & Cashing in on WOTC: A CTI Success Story

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated Aug 5, 2019.

Administrative burdens, technology slumps, and meeting the bottom line. Staffing clients combat many headaches in their efforts to put people to work. For this, they deserve to be rewarded.

CTI sees the value that staffing firms bring to the economy, and we pay that forward by adding value to their bottom line. We can step in and help place them in a better financial situation when we maximize their Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Jobs Act to Help American Workers…Permanently

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated May 20, 2019.

Updated May 20, 2019

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced late last week that lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee will form bipartisan groups to analyze how best to address expired and soon-to-expire tax incentives, known as extenders.

Finance Committee Democrats and Republicans will convene six separate working groups to analyze tax extenders, with the two largest working groups addressing energy tax incentives and those for economic and community development.

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Maximizing Your WOTC Tax Savings with Proven Processes and a Personal Touch

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated Mar 4, 2019.

Today we focus on one of our many valued CTI clients, looking at the challenges they faced to implement and optimize a tax incentives strategy, and how CTI helped meet those challenges and exceed expectations.

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