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Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to all private sector businesses as an incentive to employers to hire workers in certain groups who consistently experience high rates of unemployment.

For More Information

Karen Marberry

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Coordinator
Department of Employment and Economic Development
180 E 5th St Suite 1200
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-259-7521 or 1-888-234-5521

The updated ETA Form 9061 (Expiration Date: March 31, 2026) is now required on all applications. As of February 20, 2024 the ETA Form 9061 will have the 28-day filing deadline attached to it, replicating the current filing deadline for the IRS Form 8850.

Learn more about how the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC) benefits employers and how to start utilizing it.

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