Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Eligible Target Group 

Employers hiring qualified applicants in the following target groups may apply for Federal tax relief under the WOTC program include:

Qualified IV-A Recipient

Qualified Veteran


Designated Community Resident (DCR)*

Vocational Rehabilitation Referral

For more information on these target groups, click here.

*  Applicable EZs expired in DC in 2011. District Residents living in those zones do not qualify. However, states that have active EZs may be eligible.

** New target group enacted January 1, 2016.