Work Opportunity Tax Credit (ES)

Service Description:

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a tax incentive for employers to hire certain hard-to-place job seekers.
The goal is to help these individuals become economically self-sufficient and to reward employers who give them a

Employers can reduce their federal business taxes by anywhere from $2,400 to $9,600 per eligible employee. The
amount employers get is based on:

  • Employee’s target group
  • Wages earned and hours worked by the employee

Minimum Eligibility:

There are different eligibility criteria for:

  • Veterans
  • Long-term unemployed
  • Individuals receiving public assistance such as SNAP, TANF or SSI
  • Ex-felons
  • Individuals with disabilities

Yes Questions:

If customers answer “yes” to any of the following questions, they may possibly be a good fit for our services:

  • Are you an employer willing to hire certain hard-to-place job seekers?
  • Do you want to earn a tax incentive for hiring a hard-to-place job seeker?
  • Are you a hard-to-place job seeker that could benefit from an employer incentive?


Partner: Employment Security Department

Contact Email(s): |
Phone: 1-800-669-9271
Address: 270 9th St. Suite 240 East Wenatchee, WA 98802