$1,000 Tax Credit
Businesses may earn a $1,000 tax credit for each additional employee added. New employees must work a minimum of 20 hours per week, make at least $15.50 an hour, and be eligible to receive employer-provided coverage under an accident or health plan. The credit may be carried forward up to three years
$500 Tax Credit
Businesses may earn a $500 tax credit for adding new jobs in the production, assembly, fabrication, manufacturing or processing of natural resources. This credit cannot be combined with the $1,000 new jobs credit.