52 Broadway 4th Floor
New York, NY 10004
t / 212.577.5512 f / 212.577.5517
This year we are looking to raise $2,500 to provide
interview attire and transportation for
We are proud to announce our new and improved Work Readiness
program. CGS now offers
CGS was awarded a Balancing Incentive Grant and is now offering a new program entitled Enhanced Support Services
We are proud to announce we are now accepting applicants for
our new program... Enhanced
Hiring CGS Graduates
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) provides a federal tax credit for employers who hire individuals with disabilities which are considered barriers to employment. The tax credit is up to 40% of the employee’s first $6,000 in wages – up to a maximum of $2,400.
The Workers with Disabilities Employment Tax Credit (WETC) provides a state tax credit for employers who hire individuals with disabilities which are considered barriers to employment. The tax credit is up to 35% of the employee’s first $6,000 in wages during the second year of employment up to a maximum of $2,100.
The Empire Zone (EZ) Wage Tax Credit benefits employers whose business is located in an Empire Zone; this must be certified by the NYS Department of Labor and the Empire State Development Commissioner. This tax credit is for a newly created job.
- The credit is $3,000 if the person hired is a targeted individual and the job pays at least 135% of the minimum wage.
- The credit is $1,500 if the person hired is not a targeted individual or the job pays less than 135% of the minimum wage.
This credit can be applied for up to five years.
For additional information regarding tax incentives, including certification requirements and what the employer needs to do, please see:
U.S. Dept. of Labor: www.dol.gov/dol/topic/disability/hiring.htm
NY MAKES WORK PAY: http://www.nymakesworkpay.org/re-hiring.cfm