Retraining Tax Credit

Georgia’s Retraining Tax Credit

Georgia businesses may offset their investment in retraining employees to use new equipment or learn new skills through a retraining tax credit. Businesses can receive a tax credit of 50 percent of their direct training expenses, with up to $500 credit per full-time employee, per training program. The annual maximum of the credit amounts to $1,250 per employee. Visit’s site for additional details.

For more information on how this tax credit can work for you, contact Kim J. David, VP, Economic Development at OFTC, 478-240-5157 or

For approval of Retraining Tax Credit Applications, please contact:

Ann Sechrist, Director, Retraining Tax Credits
Technical College System of Georgia
c/o Gwinnett Technical College
5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
Phone: 678-226-6305 | Email:

Georgia Tax Credit for Adult Basic Education

The Georgia Legislature has developed incentives under OCGA § 48-7-41 to benefit employers who support their employees in acquiring the skills needed to pass the GED® Test. There are two levels of tax credit, $400 and $1,200.

For more information about Adult Education services at OFTC, contact OFTC’s Adult Education office at (478) 553-2079.