The Sunset Provisions of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 will be implemented on January 1, 2014. These provisions, called "Reversion 2014," change both the certification requirements for petitions filed beginning January 1, 2014 and the benefits available to workers covered under certifications of those petitions. Workers covered under certifications of a petition filed before 11:59 PM EST, Tuesday, December 31, 2013 are eligible to apply for benefits under the 2011 Program even when their petitions are certified in 2014. A new petition number series beginning with TA-W-85,000 will apply to Reversion 2014 petitions.
Health Coverage Tax Credit Notice:
The Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC), a Federal tax credit administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), expired on January 1, 2014. Beginning January 1, 2014, every eligible TAA recipient will be responsible for paying their full health coverage premiums without HCTC. For more information about the expiration of HCTC and additional resources available to TAA recipients, please see the related Training and Employment Notice 15-13. For inquiries about HCTC, please visit their website. For additional contact information, please review TEN No. 15-13