Tax Credits and Incentives

Resources to Save You Money

  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
    Available to employers who hire individuals from certain targeted groups by offering them a federal income tax credit. The WOTC can reduce an employer’s federal tax liability by up to $9,600 per new hire.
  • Empowerment Zone/Renewal Community Tax Incentives
    An incentive to retain or hire individuals who both live and work in an Empowerment Zone or a Renewal Community. Receive annual tax credits up to $3,000 per qualified employee in an Empowerment Zone and up to $1,500 in a Renewal Community.
  • Disabled Access Credit
    Helps small businesses cover the cost of making their businesses accessible to persons with disabilities. The maximum amount of the credit is $5,000.
  • Architectural and Transportation Tax Deduction
    Businesses may take an annual deduction of up to $15,000 for expenses incurred to remove architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and the elderly.

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