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What is WOTC?

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal tax incentive available to employers that hire from ten target categories that typically face a significant barrier to employment. The main goal of WOTC is to enable these groups to become economically self-sufficient taxpayers themselves, and the employers are then rewarded for reducing the costs of social programs.


Who uses it?

  • Warehousing

  • Retail

  • Restaurants/Food Service

  • Logistics

  • Employment Services

  • Manufacturing

  • Janitorial Services

  • Landscaping

  • Medical/Healthcare

  • ..and many more


What are the categories?

  • Long-Term Unemployed

  • Long-Term TANF

  • Unemployed Veterans

  • TANF Recipients

  • SNAP (Food Stamps)  

  • Designated Community Residents (Rural Communities)

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Referred Individuals

  • Ex-Felons 

  • Supplemental Social Security Income Recipients  

  • Summer Youth



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