Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)



Are you taking advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, commonly referred to as WOTC? This established federal government hiring incentive program reduces your federal tax liability each year. Eligibility for this credit is based on the employer’s hiring from specific target groups facing barriers to employment, such as:

  • Veterans
  • TANF Recipients
  • Ex-felons
  • SNAP (Food Stamp) Recipients
  • Designated Community Residents
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Referral
  • Supplemental Security Income Recipients
  • Summer Youth Employee (in Empowerment Zones)
  • Long Term Unemployed

How much tax credit can you earn with each hire?? Up to the following amounts depending on the circumstance:

  • Receives SNAP (food stamps) $2,400
  • Veteran Eligibility based on disability:
    • Hired one year from leaving service $4,800
    • Unemployed at least 6 months $9,600
  • Unemployed Veterans:
    • At least four weeks $4,800
    • At least 6 months $9,600
  • All other WOTC Target Groups: $2,400-$9,000

Let Carolina Pay Pros & Hiretech be your full-service source that delivers WOTC to your company’s bottom line!

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