Work Opportunity Tax Credit – WOTC

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to businesses like yours that hire certain target groups who face significant barriers seeking employment opportunities.

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Expanded WOT Credit Through 2019

  • Maximum credit of $9,600 per qualifying employee
  • Employees who work a minimum of 120 hours in 1 year qualify
  • S-Corps, LLCs, C-Corps qualify
  • Reduces your income tax liability


The purpose of the program is to help individuals move from government dependency to self-sufficient tax payers who contribute and pay income taxes.

Businesses can receive a tax credit to reduce your federal tax liability by hiring individuals such as those within the target groups.

Target groups include:

  • Those who receive social assistance benefits and live with family who receive benefits
  • Veterans
  • Long term unemployed individuals.

To learn more about how the WOTC can help your business, please contact us today!