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 the hire date. Must be hired in 2009 or 2010.

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 employed between 120 and 399 hours.

Length of Credit
One Year

Qualifying Wages Capped At
$6,000

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