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Registered Apprentice Tax Credit (RATC) Application

Employers or Sponsors of apprentices may be eligible for tax credits of up to $4,800 per apprentice via the RATC program. You can complete the application online or send it by email to apprenticeship@mass.gov .

You will need:

An application will not be considered complete until an applicant completes and submits the RATC application, Parts A and B along with uploading the following items: 

  • A Massachusetts Department of Revenue Certificate of Good Standing that is no older than 6 months. Please visit the Department of Revenue’s website to apply for your Certificate of Good Standing.
  • A Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Certificate of Compliance that is no older than 3 months. Please visit the Department of Unemployment Assistance website to receive your Certificate. 

If you have any questions about completing the application, please visit our website or contact us at apprenticeship@mass.gov or at (617) 626-7122.

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