Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Oregon

In 2018 the state of Oregon issued 33,297 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 Oregon issued 1.51% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2018.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Oregon 2018:

WOTC Target Group Total Certifications Percentage
SNAP (Food Stamps) 19,647 59.01%
Designated Community Resident 1 0.00%
SSI Recipient 885 2.66%
Ex-felon 1,213 3.64%
Long Term Unemployment 1,457 4.38%
Veteran unemployed 4 Weeks 841 2.53%
Veteran unemployed 6 Months 3,296 9.90%
IV-A (TANF) 2,085 6.26%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 1,974 5.93%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 769 2.31%
Ticket Holder 167 0.50%
Vocational Rehabilitation 877 2.63%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 79 0.24%
Disabled Veteran 6 0.02%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

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

Oregon WOTC Tax Credit Certifications 2014 – 2018:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2018 33,297 5,440 41,157 79,894
2017 28,967 23,272 32,079 84,318
2016 38,153 31,767 34,204 104,124
2015 25,879 42,530 24,802 93,211
2014 38,959 44,756 35,921 119,636

*Pending at time of publishing (July 2019).

 

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