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Department of Taxation and Finance

Security officers training tax credit

Who is eligible?

You are entitled to this refundable credit if you or your business:

How much is the credit?

  • The credit amount equals $3,000 multiplied by the number of qualified security officers providing protection for a building or buildings owned by a taxpayer.
  • If a qualified security officer isn't employed for a full year, the credit amount is prorated to reflect the length of employment.
  • DHSES makes the final determination as to the allowable amount of credit for each taxpayer.

Additional information

  • DHSES website
  • Form CT-631, Claim for Security Officer Training Tax Credit, and its instructions (for corporations); or
  • Form IT-631, Claim for Security Officer Training Tax Credit (for all others)

To learn about other New York State tax credits available to businesses, see Business incentives.