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|Massachusetts Wellness Tax Credit Incentive Program|
The Massachusetts Wellness Tax Credit Incentive program gives small businesses in Massachusetts a state tax credit for having a certified employee wellness program.
Massachusetts businesses that employ 200 or fewer workers may qualify for a tax credit for up to 25% of the cost of implementing a certified wellness program for their employees. The maximum credit a business can apply for is $10,000 per year.
Eligibility for the Wellness Tax Credit
Massachusetts businesses are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:
How to Apply
To qualify for the Wellness Tax Credit, your wellness program must be certified and receive a Seal of Approval from DPH.
For More on the Wellness Tax Credit
Wellness Tax Credit Regulations: The Wellness Tax Credit Incentive for small businesses is made possible through Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012. In April 2013, the Public Health Council approved final regulations for the Wellness Tax Credit: Massachusetts Wellness Tax Credit Regulations
Wellness Tax Credit Summary: DPH tracks utilization of the small business Wellness Tax Credit incentive each year. For a summary of year-by-year performance, please click the link below: Wellness Tax Credit Summary
Model Wellness Guide: If your wellness program does not qualify or you wish to improve upon your existing wellness program, the Model Wellness Guide has a range of practical options: A Model Wellness Guide