A law signed by President Obama on November 21, 2011, creates new tax credits for hiring military veterans. A “Returning Heroes Tax Credit” of up to $5,600 per employee is available to employers who hire veterans who have been looking for work for more than six months. A credit of up to $2,400 applies for veterans who have been unemployed for more than four weeks, but less than six months. A “Wounded Warriors Tax Credit” provides a credit of up to $9,600 for hiring veterans with service-related disabilities who have been looking for work for more than six months. Contact us if you need more information.