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What Are Tax Credits?

Tax Credits are a direct reduction in the income, payroll, or indirect tax obligations that are owed to Federal, State or local taxing authorities. Typically they are not tax deductions, but a pure dollar for dollar reduction in the amount of income tax owed to tax authorities.


How can TaylorSolutionGroup help?


Proper calculation and utilization of tax credits reduces the tax obligations of many business, putting more money in their pockets. We remove the administrative burden on the employer by handling the following.


  • Identify the eligible credits
  • Obtain information to apply for the credits
  • Complete the numerous forms required to apply for the credits
  • Follow-up with the appropriate government agencies for certification
  • Calculate the credit for the company's tax return

What Are Some of The most Common Credits?

  • Work opportunity Tax Credit
  • Federal and State Empowerment Zone Credits
  • Renewal Employment Credits
  • Federal Indian Employment Credits
  • State Point of Hire Credits
  • State Training and Retraining Credits

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal credit that is designed to encourage employers to hire new employees from "targeted groups".  The tax credit amount is ranged from $1,200 to $9,600 per qualified employee, depending on the category of the employee. Listed below are some of the "targeted groups":

  • SNAP recipients ages 18-39 (Food Stamps)
  • Aid to Families with Dependent Children recipient
  • Veterans receiving food stamps
  • Qualified ex-felon, pardoned, paroled or work released
  • Vocational rehabilitation referrals
  • Qualified Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients

Let us put this to work for your Organization by identifying opportunities that could be reinvested in the business while lowering your overall tax liability. 

Nicely done!