How to apply
To receive certification that a new employee qualifies the employer for this tax credit, the employer must do the following:
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Attn: WOTC Program
420 South Roosevelt Street
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
The IRS form must be mailed within 28 calendar days of the employee's start date.
Download IRS Form 8850, the Work Opportunity Tax Credits Pre-Screening Notice and Certification Request, and instructions (in Adobe .pdf format*) from the IRS website.
ETA Form 9061, the WOTC "Individual Characteristics Form" and directories of the state and regional coordinators are available from the Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor website.
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