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Wage Credit - Active Duty Member Of Armed Forces

Certain small business employers that make differential wage payments to employees who are members of the military are allowed a credit for a percentage of the eligible differential wage payments made to each qualified employee. The credit had expired for payments made after December 31, 2011. ATRA, extended the credit. It now expires for payments made after December 31, 2013.

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