In 2019 the nation’s capital, District of Columbia issued 1,162 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit, known as WOTC, is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from target groups, that include qualified Veterans, individuals on food stamps and more. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is available throughout the United States, and in 2019 it was worth $4.9 Billion dollars to employers. 2,066,616 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits were issued in the United States in 2019. Overall, District of Columbia issued 0.06% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2019.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for District of Columbia 2019:
|WOTC Target Group||Total Certifications||Percentage|
|Long term IV-A (TANF)||150||12.91%|
|Long Term Unemployment||17||1.46%|
|Designated Community Resident||0||0.00%|
|Veteran unemp. 6 Mo.||5||0.43%|
|Veteran unemp. 4 Wk||5||0.43%|
|Veteran Receiving SNAP||2||0.17%|
|Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo.||0||0.00%|
More about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s target groups.
District of Columbia WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2019:
|WOTC Certifications||Current Pending*||Denials||Total Requests|
*Pending at time of publishing (May 2020).
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