Hiring? If you run a startup, you probably should be. Job growth is up, unemployment is down, and our country’s already competitive labor market is on track to tighten even further in the coming months.
Long story short: now is the time to focus on employee recruitment and retention. Fortunately— for once—you can count on the Internal Revenue Service for help. Numerous tax credits cover costs associated with hiring. In fact, the United States tax code is full of benefits and incentives aimed at helping emerging companies like yours create jobs. Check out a few ways the government will literally pay you to hire people: