There’s a valuable tax credit available to those who hire long-term unemployment recipients and others certified by their state workforce agency if the individual began or begins work for the employer after Dec. 31, 2014 and before Jan. 1, 2021.

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain targeted groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.

Talk to your tax advisor for details.

Source: https://www.irs.gov/