Work Opportunity Tax Credit
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A Project of The National Employment Opportunity Network

What is WOTC?

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a cost-effective hiring incentive that has helped over 30 million people move off public assistance and into the workforce. Since enactment in 1996, WOTC has incentivized employers to hire stigmatized individuals, while saving billions in government spending.

Dr. Peter Cappelli's Podcast

Dr. Peter Cappelli, Professor at the Wharton School of Business, has produced a podcast on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). Throughout the podcast, which runs about 14 minutes, Dr. Cappelli discusses the continued benefits and cost-effectiveness of the program.

WOTC Podcast

News & Updates

The “Improve and Enhance the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Act”
Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) has introduced the bipartisan Improve and Enhance the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Act, alongside Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-7), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), Steven Horsford (NV-4), and Mike Kelly (PA-16). The legislation strengthens the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), which has a proven track record of connecting disadvantaged individuals to employment and has...