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Are There Any Tax Incentives In Hiring A Person With A Disability ?

Yes. Taxpayers who own or operate businesses may be eligible for the following tax incentives: Business tax credits named the Work opportunity tax credit, and the Disabled Access credit. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal tax credit used to reduce the federal tax liability of private-for-profit employers. Employers can hire from 9 different targeted groups: Qualified TANF Recipients, Qualified Veterans, Qualified Ex-Felons, Qualified Designated Community Residents (DCR), Qualified Vocational Rehabilitation Referrals, Qualified Summer Youth, Qualified Food Stamp Recipients, Qualified Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Recipients Qualified Long-Term Family Assistance Recipients.

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