Businesses with fewer than 50 employees that create new jobs between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 may be eligible to take advantage of a $2,500 tax credit. Eligible businesses may include new businesses hiring their first Illinois employee(s). To learn more visit JobsTaxCredit.illinois.gov
. This policy targets the 500,000 small businesses in Illinois, and is expected to support 20,000 new jobs.