Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Social Services
State Board of Social Services
Virginia Independence Program [22 VAC 40 ‑ 35]
Employer Tax Credit
Action 349
General Information
Action Summary The regulation sets forth procedures for employers to claim tax credits when they hire Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients as authorized by the passage of HB 696 during the 1998 session of the Virginia General Assembly. The purpose of the tax credit is to provide incentives to employers to hire TANF recipients who, otherwise, may not be considered for an employment opportunity. The regulation maximizes employment opportunities for TANF recipients that will lead to self-sufficiency.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
472 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 12/16/1999 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
476 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/01/2000.
991 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/20/2000.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Thomas Steinhauser 
Address: 730 East Broad Street
7th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)692-1703    FAX: (804)692-1704