Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Kansas

In 2018 the state of Kansas issued 8,299 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 2018 it was worth $5.3 Billion dollars to employers. 2,204,142 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits were issued in the United States in 2018.

Nationwide Kansas issued 0.38% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2018.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Kansas 2018:

WOTC Target Group Total Certifications Percentage
SNAP (Food Stamps) 3,878 46.73%
Designated Community Resident 1,435 17.29%
SSI Recipient 277 3.34%
Ex-felon 1,170 14.10%
Long Term Unemployment 39 0.47%
Veteran unemployed 4 Weeks 268 3.23%
Veteran unemployed 6 Months 518 6.24%
IV-A (TANF) 202 2.43%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 225 2.71%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 102 1.23%
Ticket Holder 19 0.23%
Vocational Rehabilitation 149 1.80%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 13 0.16%
Disabled Veteran 4 0.05%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

More about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s target groups.

 

Kansas WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2018:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2018 8,299 81,388 11,303 100,990
2017 10,031 55,729 12,269 78,029
2016 17,258 38,493 17,785 73,536
2015 40,994 91,271 37,346 169,611
2014 20,796 15,236 21,032 57,064

*Pending at time of publishing (July 2019).

 

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