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Are you taking advantage of a Federal tax credit up to $9,000 when you hire new employees?

Find out how the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC) can benefit your bottom line! Opportunity Junction staff will help you do the paperwork and find a great employee who also happens to fit into one of the target groups. Click here to request more information, or call Rich Berger, Manager of Employer Engagement, at (925) 776-1133.

The WOTC is available to employers who hire people from specific target groups that experience barriers to employment, such as recipients of government aid or veterans

  • WOTC can provide up to $2,400 in tax relief for each qualifying hire, and up to $9,000 for hires of workers who have been long-term recipients of family assistance.
  • Full-time, part-time, and temporary employees make your business eligible for the tax credit, with a minimum of 120 hours of employment.
  • Employers may claim a tax credit on an unlimited number of qualifying new hires.
  • Tax credits may be carried over to future years.

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