ADP SmartCompliance® Tax Credits Module

Maximize your eligible tax credit opportunities and minimize the administrative burden for your business.

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Don’t miss out on valuable tax credits and business incentives

The ADP SmartCompliance module uses scaleable technology to help identify and capture federal, state, and local tax credits and incentives for businesses from small to large across all industries. Working with ADP’s industry experts means aligning operational and tax incentive strategy to achieve business goals.

Understanding the tax credit and business incentive landscape can help find real dollar returns as your business evolves or for activities already underway.

Expanding your team

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) rewards employers for hiring new employees from groups that have historically faced employment barriers.

Building the future

The Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit encourages domestic investment in developing or improving products, processes and technologies.

Evolving your business

Other tax credits & business incentives are available for growing, relocating, training or investing in facilities.

Identify tax credit savings, including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), and more

Take advantage of your eligible tax credits and incentives with the ADP SmartCompliance Tax Credits Module.

Your automated solution for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

ADP SmartCompliance Tax Credits integrates seamlessly with your recruiting and hiring software to provide an automated WOTC screening experience. We can help you:

  • Integrates with virtually any applicant-tracking solution (ATS): ADP’s WOTC screening solution integrates with your existing ATS, maximizing applicant data capture.
  • Maximize your tax credit eligibility: Our single-page questionnaire and intuitive web and mobile app increase application rates and simplify the capture of required WOTC data.
  • Optimize results with financial insights: ADP's benchmarking, analytics and intelligent forecasting tools help maximize results and avoid financial surprises.
  • Touchless HR experience: A secure yet easy fit within your hiring process that minimizes work for hiring managers.

Simplifying WOTC screening

Southern Healthcare Management saved time by switching from a manual WOTC screening process to ADP's applicant friendly solution.

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How to benefit from the federal Research & Development (R&D) tax credit

After many modifications and expansions, the R&D tax credit applies to more companies than ever. Our services include:

  • Dedicated R&D experts: ADP experts will provide a thorough study of qualified expenses to help minimize your involvement and maximize credits.
  • Data analysis: ADP will ease the burden for you and your CPA by securely obtaining the necessary data to identify, document and capture qualified R&D credits.
  • Exclusive tools and resources for CPAs: We offer step-by-step collaboration with CPAs to streamline data acquisition and quickly deliver thorough R&D studies.
  • Risk-free pricing model: ADP’s pricing model is based on our success providing peace of mind for clients.

CPAs can help their clients maximize their return on investment and maintain compliance. Learn more in our Research & Development Tax Credit Guide for CPAs.

Discover how other credits and incentives can foster business growth

If your company is growing, training, relocating, investing in facilities or consolidating, you may be eligible to take advantage of other tax credits and incentives.

Our expert analysis leverages ADP's proprietary database of more than 3,000 tax credits, combined with data analytics and interactive mapping, to help maximize opportunities.

We can help your team to:

  • Implement a business incentive strategy: ADP's technology and expertise can help build a tax credit portfolio that provides meaningful financial return.
  • Execute on a wide array of tax credits and incentives, including: Negotiated incentives, transferable credits, training credits, job creation, time-sensitive legislation, disaster relief credits and incentives, and more.
  • Manage and grow your portfolio: ADP Tax Credits Incentives Manager improves visibility into your portfolio by providing:
    • A complete view of past and current performance
    • A powerful combination of proprietary workflow and data analysis tools
    • An analytics engine for automated discovery of potential new tax credit and incentive programs

Efficiently managing economic development incentives

With ADP's tax incentive reporting tools, Cognizant has never missed a deadline for managing strict and complex economic development incentive requirements.

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Why choose ADP?

We have the expertise you need to capture the maximum amount of tax credits and incentives for your organization.

ADP has helped clients capture more than $1.1 billion in aggregate tax credits and incentives in a single year.**

Our experts leverage a proprietary database of 3,000+ tax credit and incentive programs to maximize savings.

34 million

ADP screens over 34 million applicants per year for the WOTC program.**

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ADP SmartCompliance is a suite of expert-led services and technology that integrates with your systems to help maintain regulatory compliance, engage workers, empower HR staff and positively affect your bottom line.

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*Based on 2016-2018 ADP internal data on service fee to actual R&D Credit value ratio.

**Source: ADP Internal Data, 2019.