There are multiple tax credits businesses may qualify for when hiring and training employees. 


Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.  more  >  

Maryland employers can use DLLR's Work Opportunity Tax Credit electronic system.  more >


Maryland's Registered Apprenticeship Tax Credit

The Maryland Apprenticeship Tax Credit provides a State income tax credit to Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors or participating employers (Employer) which hire an eligible Registered Apprentice(s). The Employer may qualify for a $1,000 tax credit for each eligible Registered Apprentice.  more >

Maryland's Disability Employment Tax Credit

The Maryland Disability Employment Tax Credit (MDETC) is a Maryland State tax credit that allows employers to claim credit for employees with disabilities hired on or after December 31, 2014.  more >

Maryland's Hire Our Veterans Tax Credit 

This program provides a State income tax credit to small businesses for hiring qualified veterans based on wages paid to those veteran employees.  more >

Maryland's Enterprise Zone Tax Credit 

This one-to-three year Maryland state tax credit is available to employers in the designated Enterprise Zones who hire for newly created full-time jobs. A one-time credit for each new employee and a three-year credit for hiring an employee who is economically disadvantage (as determined by the Maryland Job Service).  more >