Did you know that over one million veterans are out of work??
On November 10, 2011, the day before Veterans Day, the Senate unanimously passed its bill (95-0), which was based on the House-passed Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (The VOW Act), passed on November 16. President Barack Obama signed the bill (H.R. 2433) into law on November 21, 2011.
To maximize the potential employment of our country’s veterans, this law will afford tax credits to the employers who hire them. The law would provide the following tax credits to employers: