2019 Tax Credit Application Form

  • About the Program:

    • An employer is allowed up to a $1,000 tax credit for each qualifying apprentice.
    • An employer can claim a tax credit for up to five (5) apprentices annually, not to exceed $5,000. • The credit can be applied against any income tax or financial institution excise tax imposed under Chapters 16 or 18 of Title 40.
    • The tax credit is not refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be carried forward.
    • The credit cannot be claimed for an individual apprentice for more than four calendar years,
    • regardless of employer. The Alabama Office Of Apprenticeship may verify previous credit(s) with previous employer(s).


    • Must add apprentices on or after January 1, 2017
    • Must apply for the tax credit annually by submitting an “Alabama Apprenticeship Tax Credit Application” (this form) to the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship.
    • Must be actively participating in a registered apprenticeship agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor
    • Must verify eligibility of each apprentice for which the credit is being claimed.
  • Questions for determining eligibility of individual apprentice(s) for whom the employer wishes to claim a tax credit.

    Use the questions below to ensure eligibility for each apprentice for whom you wish to claim a tax credit.
  • Identify the specific apprentices for whom you are seeking a tax credit.

    Apprentice #1

  • Apprentice #2

  • Apprentice #3

  • Apprentice #4

  • Apprentice #5
  • By checking this box and typing my name below, I am electronically signing my application.