ITG FAQ #7 Answer-How is the targeted group employee certification obtained?


To receive certification, submit Form 8850 PDF, Pre-Screening Notice and Certification Request for the Work Opportunity Credit, to your State Employment Security Agency (SESA). You must either:

  • receive the certification by the day the individual begins work, or
  • do both of the following:
    • complete Form 8850 by the day you offer the individual a job, and
    • submit the form to your SESA by the 21st day after the individual begins work.

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