300 Concord Plaza Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216
WOTC Applicant Notification
Whataburger is participating in the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. This program is designed by the federal government to help companies hire more people into the workforce and to retain employees through federal incentives.
Your preliminary response to the IRS Form 8850 questions below will help determine if Whataburger qualifies for this program. Any information you provide will be kept confidential and will not affect your job, wages, or taxes.
In order to determine if Whataburger potentially qualifies for this program, please advise, at your discretion, if any of the statements below apply to you.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program
• I received a conditional certification from the state workforce agency (SWA) or a participating local agency for the work opportunity credit.
• If any of the following statements apply to you.
o I am a member of a family that has received assistance from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for any 9 months during the past 18 months.
o I am a veteran and a member of a family that received Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (food stamps) for at least a 3-month period during the past 15 months.
o I was referred here by a rehabilitation agency approved by the state, an employment network under the Ticket to Work program, or the Department of Veteran Affairs.
o I am at least age 18 but not age 40 or older and I am a member of a family that:
A. Received SNAP benefits (food stamps) for the past 6 months, or
B. Received SNAP benefits (food stamps) for at least 3 of the past 5 months, but is no longer eligible to receive them.
o During the past year, I was convicted of a felony or released from prison for a felony.
o I received supplement security income (SSI) benefits for any month ending during the past 60 days.
• I am a veteran and was unemployed for a period or periods totaling at least 6 months during the past year.
• I am a veteran entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability and you were discharged or released from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces during the past year.
• I am a veteran entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability and you were unemployed for a period or periods totaling at least 6 months during the past year.
o I am a veteran and I was unemployed for a period or periods totaling at least 4 weeks but less than 6 months during the past year.
• I am a member of a family that:
o Received TANF payments for at least the past 18 months, or
o Received TANF payments for any 18 months beginning after August 5, 1997, and the earliest 18-month period beginning after August 5, 1997, ended during the past 2 years, or
o Stopped being eligible for TANF payments during the past 2 years because federal or state law limited
Whataburger participates in the federal government's E-Verify program. For more information click here or go to www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Whataburger is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, age, or other condition or status protected by law. Whataburger strives to provide fair and equal treatment to all employees regarding all employment decisions and opportunities, which include recruiting, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, and similar personnel actions. Whataburger complies with all municipal, state, federal rules, regulations and laws. Violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
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