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Work Opportunity Credit

The work opportunity credit allows employers a 40 % credit for qualified first-year wages paid or incurred during the tax year to individuals who are members of a targeted group of employees. The credit had generally terminated for amounts paid or incurred for employees who began work for an employer after December 31, 2011. ATRA, extended the credit, and it now terminates for amounts paid or incurred for employees who begin work for an employer after December 31, 2013.

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