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Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Program - Employer Application

Governor Kathy Hochul

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To apply, you must be a sponsor of an active or probationary NYS Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program or a signatory of an active or probationary NYS RA group program. You must submit one Employer Application form for each trade.

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If you are a third party submitting this application on behalf of the employer, please provide the following contact information for a representative at the business.

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For efficiency purposes we will be communicating via email unless businesses request differently.

Terms of Service Agreement

  1. An Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Final Report will be submitted for each of the qualified apprentices being claimed.
  2. I agree to allow The NYS Department of Tax and Finance to share my wage records with the NYS Department of Labor (NYSDOL). However, any information shared as a result of this agreement shall not be available for disclosure or inspection under the state freedom of information law.
  3. I agree to allow NYSDOL and its agents access to any and all books and records they may require to monitor compliance.
  4. I understand I must reapply for this tax credit each tax year.
  5. I understand that submission of this form does not guarantee entitlement to the tax credit.
  6. I understand that if awarded a preliminary certificate of tax credit that I will need to submit a final report to NYSDOL for tax credit determination.
  7. To the best of my knowledge, this information is true, correct and complete. I am aware that there are significant civil and criminal penalties for filing false documents or other information with the government.