Work Opportunity Tax Credits

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Welfare-to-Work tax credit are federal income tax credits that encourage employers to hire job seekers who face the greatest barriers to employment.


Private-for-profit employers. Hires not eligible for certification: relatives, non-related dependents, self-employed individuals, non-qualifying re-hires, majority stockholders, members of partnerships and Sub-Chapter S shareholders. Contact program manager for listing eligible target groups.


Federal tax credit up to $2,400 per qualified hire.


Contact Joyce Heiman, WOTC Program Manager, at 785-296-7435.