Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–1817.05. Tax credit to Qualified High Technology Companies for wages to qualified disadvantaged employees.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2000, a Qualified High Technology Company shall be allowed a credit against the tax imposed by § 47-1817.06 equal to 50% of the wages paid to a qualified disadvantaged employee, as defined in § 47-1817.04, during the first 24 calendar months of employment.

(b) The credit under subsection (a) of this section shall not be allowed:

(1) To exceed $15,000 in a taxable year for a qualified disadvantaged employee; or

(2) If the Qualified High Technology Company accords the qualified disadvantaged employee lesser benefits or rights than it accords other employees in similar jobs.

(c) [Repealed].


(Apr. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-256, § 203(b), 48 DCR 730; Dec. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-149, § 7152(b)(6), 67 DCR 10493.)