Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Nebraska

In 2018 the state of Nebraska issued 12,361 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 Nebraska issued 0.56 of WOTC Tax Credits in 2018.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Nebraska 2018:

WOTC Target Group Total Certifications Percentage
SNAP (Food Stamps) 7,727 62.51%
Designated Community Resident 1,203 9.73%
SSI Recipient 211 1.71%
Ex-felon 763 6.17%
Long Term Unemployment 326 2.64%
Veteran unemployed 4 Weeks 302 2.44%
Veteran unemployed 6 Months 593 4.80%
IV-A (TANF) 455 3.68%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 161 1.30%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 198 1.60%
Ticket Holder 66 0.53%
Vocational Rehabilitation 326 2.64%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 17 0.14%
Disabled Veteran 13 0.11%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

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

Nebraska WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2018:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2018 12,361 1,346 11,466 25,173
2017 33,491 3,478 36,261 73,230
2016 13,906 48,267 6,764 68,937
2015 5,372 30,867 3,905 40,144
2014 11,359 19,143 9,102 39,604

*Pending at time of publishing (July 2019).

 

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