Find information about tax incentives available to Florida businesses. Choose from the links below.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit program encourages employers to hire applicants from targeted groups by offering them a federal income tax credit. The WOTC can reduce an employer’s federal tax liability up to $9,600 per new hire, depending on the target group.
The Child Care Executive Partnership is an innovative, public/private partnership program that helps employers meet the needs of a growing segment of their workforce: working parents.
Learn about tax incentives available to businesses that can help cover the cost of making access improvements for persons with disabilities.
Empowerment Zone and Renewal Community Employment Credit
You may qualify for this credit if you have employees and your business is located in an empowerment zone for which the credit is available. For more information, see Form 8844.
The Federal Bonding Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, helps obtain job placement of ex-offenders and other high-risk applicants by issuing Fidelity bonds to businesses that offer jobs to workers in at risk groups. These bonds are business insurance policies that protect the employer in case of any loss of money or property due to employee dishonesty.
In support of our work to help Floridians enter and advance in the workforce while strengthening the state business climate, Workforce Florida offers funding opportunities through grant solicitations, requests for proposals (RFP), and invitations to negotiate (ITN).