The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a program that can provide tax credits for employers hiring certain target groups. One of these target groups is the Designated Community Resident. Designated Community Residents are those individuals that live in Aroostook  County and are between the ages of 18-39 at the time of hire.  The tax credit per hire can be as much as $2,400.  Please spread the word about this important tool to reduce unemployment and improve Maine's skilled workforce!  More information can be found at