On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) that extends the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) retroactively for hires from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2019.
Mandatory New Forms (as of 01/01/2016)
Using the old forms may result in a denial. Click the links below to access the new forms.
WOTC ETA Form 9061 (Individual Characteristics Form and Instructions) (PDF: 4 pages / 320 KB)
WOTC IRS Form 8850 (Pre-Screening Notice Form) (PDF: 2 pages / 71 KB)
WOTC IRS Form 8850 Instructions (PDF: 4 pages / 157 KB)
WOTC Target Groups
New Target Group as of 01/01/2016: Long-Term Unemployed
NON VETERAN TARGET GROUPS
The following WOTC non-veteran target groups were reauthorized retroactively through December 31, 2014. The seven non-veterans target groups are:
If you have any questions call the ND WOTC office at 701-328-2997.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR HIRING VETERANS
The Vow to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 has increased some WOTC tax incentives for hiring veterans and has authorized state workforce agencies to process the Veteran and Unemployed Veteran target groups that have hire dates of November 22, 2011 through December 31, 2014.