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Workforce Solutions Capital Area can give you the information you need to make critical decisions for your business.
WOTC is a federal income tax benefit administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) for employers who hire individuals from specified target populations, including veterans. WOTC reduces a business’s federal tax liability, serving as an incentive to select job candidates who may be disadvantaged in their efforts to find employment.
Qualifying for WOTC
Employers are eligible for a tax credit when hiring individuals with specified barriers to employment identified as target groups. TWC will verify for employers which target group applies. Tax credits currently are available for hires in the following categories:
Use the WOTC Calculator to see how much your business can earn in tax credits.
For more information on this program visit the WOTC website.
At no cost, we can provide the following labor market information:
Each month, we also post reports on the current labor market conditions for Capital Area (Travis County) and the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The reports contain such information as the unemployment rate, the average weekly wage, and employment by industry.
Workforce Solutions Capital Area - Business Solutions
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Workforce Solutions Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to persons with disabilities. Relay Texas: 1.800.735.2989 (TDD) / 711 (Voice).
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