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Accession Number PB2013-104399
Title Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), February 4, 2013.
Publication Date Feb 2013
Media Count 20p
Personal Author C. Scott
Abstract The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is meant to induce employers to hire members of families receiving benefits under the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program and other groups thought to experience employment problems regardless of general economic conditions (e.g., food stamp recipients and ex-felons). In 1997, Congress passed the Welfare-to- Work (WtW) tax credit to focus specifically on more disadvantaged TANF recipients. The 109th Congress folded the WtW credit into a revised WOTC as part of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006.
Keywords Benefits
Disadvantaged groups
Economic conditions
Employers
Employment
Incentives
Tax credits
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families(TANF)
Work Opportunity Tax Credit(WOTC)


 
Source Agency Congressional Research Service
NTIS Subject Category 70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Rept. to Congress.
NTIS Issue Number 1311
Contract Number N/A

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