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ETA Provides Guidance on the Reauthorization of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program and Continuation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act Veteran Groups and Provisions
May 6, 2013

The Employment and Training Administration has published Training and Employment Guidance Letter 24-12:

Reauthorization of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program and Continuation of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act Veteran Groups and Provisions

This TEGL specifically informs the State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) of the retroactive legislative reauthorization of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) for non-veteran target groups and the Empowerment Zones that expired on December 31, 2011, and continuation of the WOTC for veteran groups, including the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW Act) expanded veteran groups. The TEGL also provides guidance to SWAs, participating agencies and other Federal and State partners for processing WOTC certification applications.