Maryland Disability Employment Tax Credit-Workforce Development & Adult Learning


“The Maryland Disability Employment Tax Credit (MDETC) is a Maryland State tax credit that allows employers to claim credit for employees with disabilities hired on or after December 31, 2014.


For each taxable year a credit is allowed in an amount equal to 30% of up to the first $9000 ($2700) of wages paid during the first year and second years of employment.


Also, under MDETC, employers can benefit from a tax credit for work-related childcare or transportation expenses paid by the employer. A credit of up to $900 of the qualified childcare or transportation expenses incurred during the first two years of employment. The MDETC may be claimed concurrently with any available federal tax credits for which the employee may be eligible.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Employer Engagement
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