Resources for Employers

Resources for Employers2018-08-27T12:50:05+00:00

Get Credit for Hiring the Right Person for the Job

WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDITS (WOTC) are available to employers hiring from one or more targeted groups. The tax credit is equal to 40% of the qualified wages for those employed 400 or more hours; 25% for those employed at least 120 hours.


The consolidated 
WOTC for hiring most target group members can be as much as $2,400 for each new adult hire; $1,200 for each new summer youth hire; and $9,000 for each new long-term family assistance recipient hired over a two-year period. Your business services representative can help you take advantage of this program. Find additional information regarding the WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT, (617) 626-5363.

PROGRAMS TO HELP YOUR COMPANY STAY COMPETITIVE:

WORKFORCE TRAINING FUND
WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, (508) 775-5900

WORKFORCE TRAINING FUND EXPRESS
WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, (508) 775-5900

PARTICIPATE IN WORK-SHARING  
MASSACHUSETTS WORK SHARING PROGRAM, (617) 626-5521

USDOL: Apprenticeship Program, (617) 626-5409 dwallace@detma.org