“…Mayor John Peyton said he wants to give special incentives to companies that do the clean up by hiring ex-felons for the jobs.”
President Barack Obama talks about his plan for faith based community programs, including Ready4Work, in Zanesville, OH on July 1, 2008.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit
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Use of the WOTC has substantially increased in recent years as Congress has introduced new target groups, expanded several target groups’ requirements, increased the tax credit for certain groups and introduced new flexible filing provisions. For example, during Fiscal Year 2008, over 691,421 certifications were issued by the state workforce agencies, and this figure is growing every year.
On February 17, 2009, the President signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The Recovery Act introduced two new target groups… read more, download the following PDFs: