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Frequently Asked Tax Questions

Child Care Credit/Other Credits - Other Credits


Rev. date: 1/2009

I heard there is a credit for hiring certain groups of workers, such as veterans or ex-felons. Is that the same thing as the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?


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Pre-Screening Notice and Certification Request for the Work Opportunity Credit
Veterans
Work Opportunity Credit

The Work Opportunity Credit provides an incentive to hire individuals from targeted groups that have a particularly high unemployment rate or other special employment needs. In most cases, the credit can be as much as 40% of the "qualified first year wages" you pay to individuals who begins to work for you before September 30, 2011.
An individual is a member of a targeted group if he or she is a:
An individual is not considered a member of a targeted group unless your state employment security agency certifies him or her as a member. This certification requirement can be satisfied in either of two ways:
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