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Indiana Department of Workforce Development

DWD > Employer Services > Work Opportunities Tax Credit (WOTC) Work Opportunities Tax Credit (WOTC)

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit for private, for-profit employers to encourage hiring jobseekers who traditionally have difficulty finding employment, such as some Hoosier Veteran groups, individuals who have utilized welfare programs, ex-felons, disabled individuals and certain groups of Hoosier youth. Click here to visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s website for more information about the program and eligibility.

How to apply electronically for the WOTC Program
You can now apply electronically by registering and following these simple steps:

  1. You will receive a confirmation email upon receipt and approval of your registration.
  2. Login to e-WOTC and continue with your registration.
  3. Refer to the User's Guide(Coming Soon) and Terms and Conditions for questions on how to apply electronically.

If you would rather submit your request by mail, complete and send your IRS Form 8850 and ETA Form 9061 to the address below:

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program, SE311
10 North Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204

If you have further questions or are having trouble logging in, email us at wotc@dwd.in.gov.

For returning eWOTC users, click here to log in.