IRS requests comments on Form 5884

The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 5884, Work Opportunity Credit. Internal Revenue Code section 38(b)(2) allows a credit against income tax to employers hiring individuals from certain targeted groups such as welfare recipients, etc. The employer uses Form 5884 to compute this credit. The IRS uses the information on the form to verify that the correct amount of credit was claimed.

Written comments should be received on or before May 31, 2016 to be assured of consideration, and should be directed to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. (81 FR 18941, April 1, 2016.)

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