State of New Mexico - Taxation & Revenue Department
CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR THE VETERAN EMPLOYMENT TAX CREDIT
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for Veteran Employment Tax Credit, RPD-41371. A certi-
be carried forward for up to three years.
ficate of eligibility for each qualified military veteran em-
ployee during the qualified period must be attached
IMPORTANT: The Department may require you to furnish
to Form RPD-41371, Application for Veteran Employment
additional documentation to verify eligibility.
A qualified military veteran means an individual who is
To qualify for the veteran employment tax credit, both certifica-
hired within two years of receipt of an honorable discharge
from a branch of the U.S. military and who works at least 40
tions must be met. Check the boxes that apply.
hours per week during the taxable year for which the veteran
11. Mark the box to certify that the employee meets
t h e d e f i n i t i o n o f a “ q u a l i f i e d m i l i t a r y v e t -
employment tax credit is claimed.
eran” See Definitions in these instructions.
The qualified military veteran must work or be expected to
12. Mark the box to certify that the qualified military veteran is
work an average of 40 hours or more per week.
employed for at least 40 hours per week, by the employer
at a location in New Mexico, during the qualified period
of employment, as shown on line 5 of this form.
This form must be signed and dated. Attach the completed
form to Form RPD-41371, Application for Veteran Employ-
ment Tax Credit.
Taxation and Revenue Department
P.O. Box 5418
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5418.
Once approved, use Form RPD-41372, Veteran Employment
Tax Credit Claim Form, to claim the credit against the tax due.
Attach the claim form to the corporate or personal income tax
return to which you wish to apply the credit. Any excess may