WOTC 2021 STATISTICS

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics 2021

MARCH 2021 – The latest statistics for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit from 2021 have recently been released by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the data shows that a total of 2,081,474 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits were issued in the United States in 2021. This represents an almost 28% increase over previous years 2020 (1,620,806[…]

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WOTC Wednesday FAQ Brian Kelly

WOTC Wednesday: What is the Most Popular Category or Target Group for WOTC?

CMS’s Brian Kelly answers your questions about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Today’s WOTC Wednesday question: What is the Most Popular Category or Target Group for WOTC? CMS Responds: It’s actually a pretty easy question. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/Food Stamps) represents 65% of all the tax credits we get because of people that are[…]

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WOTC Statistics 2019

Work Opportunity Tax Credit By The Numbers 2019

In 2019 there were 2,066,616 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits issued in the United States. CMS estimates the total value of these credits is $4.9 Billion. The number of credits issued in 2019 is down 6.3% from 2018 (see 2018 WOTC Statistics). Which states issued the most WOTC credits in 2019? Texas 166,768 (8.06% of total)[…]

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WOTC FAQ

WOTC Questions: Would you have Illinois WOTC statistics available for use in a research project, like this 7/21/17 post about TN?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website’s chat box that we try to answer: Would you have Illinois WOTC statistics available for use in a research project, like this 7/21/17 post about TN? CMS Says: Hello, yes. The latest[…]

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WOTC Questions: How many people a year qualify for the WOTC credit? I have seen a number as high as 1.5 million employees. Is this correct?

At CMS, as Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) experts and service providers since 1997, we receive a lot of questions via our website’s chat box: CMS Says: According to the Department of Labor Work Opportunity Tax Credit Factsheet, for 2016, the latest complete year available, state workforce agencies issued 2,481,930 certifications. With the average tax credit[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Arkansas

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Arkansas

In 2021 the state of Arkansas issued 18,214 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[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for California 2018

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for California

In 2021 the state of California issued 149,604 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[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Colorado 2018

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Colorado

In 2021 the state of Colorado issued 33,866 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,[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Connecticut

In 2021 the state of Connecticut issued 46,361 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,[…]

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for District of Columbia 2018

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for District of Columbia

In 2021 the nation’s capital, District of Columbia issued 1,484 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[…]

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