WOTC By The Numbers: WOTC Certifications Issued by Target Group 2008-2012

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WOTC Target Groups: Long-Term Family Assistance Recipient

Target Group Name Long-Term Family Assistance Recipient Target Group Definition A member of a family who has received TANF for at least the last 18 consecutive months ending on the hire date; OR for any 18 months beginning after 8/5/97, and was hired within two years of the 18th month; OR stopped being eligible for[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Unemployed Veteran

Target Group Name Unemployed Veteran Target Group Definition An individual who was discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces at any time during the five-year period ending on the hire date; AND received unemployment compensation under State or Federal law for not less than four weeks during the one-year period ending on[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Title IV-A Recipient

Target Group Name: Title IV-A Recipient Target Group DefinitionA member of a family who received Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) for any nine out of the 18 month period ending on the hire date. Maximum Amount of Credit40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed at least 400 hours; 25% of first-year[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Ex-Felon

Target Group NameEx-Felon Target Group Definition An individual who was convicted of or released after serving time for a felony within one year prior to the hire date. Maximum Amount of Credit 40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed at least 400 hours; 25% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Qualified Veteran

Target Group Name Qualified Veteran Target Group Definition An individual who served at least 180 days of active duty and is a member of a family who received SNAP for at least three consecutive months during the 15-month period ending on the hire date. Maximum Amount of Credit 40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Vocational Rehabilitation Referral

Target Group Name Vocational Rehabilitation Referral Target Group Definition An individual receiving or having received services pursuant to an Individual Plan of Employment through a state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation or the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs within two years prior to the hire date, including eligible Ticket-to-Work individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: SSI Recipient

Target Group Name SSI Recipient Target Group Definition An individual who received Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits within 60 days prior to the hire date, including eligible Ticket-to-Work individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Maximum Amount of Credit 40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed at least 400 hours; 25% of[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Disconnected Youth

Target Group Name Disconnected Youth Target Group Definition A 16-24 year old who (1) has not attended a secondary, technical, or post-secondary school for more than an average of 10 hours per week, not counting periods which the school was closed for scheduled vacations; AND (2) during the past six months, if employed, during each[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Qualified Disabled Veteran

Target Group Name Qualified Disabled Veteran Target Group Definition An individual who is entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability AND is hired within one year after having been discharged or released from activity duty, OR has been unemployed for six months or more (whether or not consecutive) within the one-year period ending on the[…]

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