We understand the high costs and lost productivity associated with replacing or retraining your workforce. A collaborative effort with OOD can help keep valued employees on the job while increasing their performance and productivity.
If you are interested in any of the above resources for your business needs, please contact Jon Hackathorn, Business Relations Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-438-1259.
It is a win-win situation for your business when you hire employees with disabilities. You hire dependable and dedicated individuals and also save money through several attractive financial benefits.
An employer is eligible for this credit for hiring individuals from any disability category; up to $2,400 for the first year of employment. This is a one-time incentive per individual hired.
This is an annual credit available for each year that an employer removes a physical, structural or transportation barrier (must own the facility or vehicle); up to $15,000 per tax year.
Similar to the Barrier Removal Tax Credit, this credit also incorporates removal of communication barriers (interpreters, reader, taped text, JAWS, or other visual adaptive technology) to acquire or modify equipment and is up to $5,000. Additionally, there is a separate incentive for small business that is up to $10,500.
More information is available from the IRS: Tax Benefits for Businesses Who Have Employees with Disabilities
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