The amount for the WOTC credit varies by target group, hours worked, and wages earned. The following target groups have a maximum of $2,400 per certified individual:
- TANF Recipients
- SNAP Recipients
- Veterans — members of a household that received SNAP
- Long-Term Unemployed
- SSI Recipients
- Vocational-Rehabilitation Referrals
- Designated Community Residents
Certified Veterans with a service-related disability who have been unemployed at least six months in the past year can earn the employer up to $9,600 per certified individual.
Veterans with a service-related disability and hired within one year of their release date can earn the employer up to $4,800 per certified individual.
Lastly, Summer Youth ages 16-17 who can work May 1 – September 15 and live in a federally-designed community area can earn employers up to $1,200 per certified individual.