Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Arizona

In 2020 the state of Arizona issued 21,742 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 2020 it was worth approximately $3.8 Billion dollars to employers. 1,620,806 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits were issued in the United States in 2020. WOTC was renewed for five years in 2020, and is active through 12/31/2025.

Overall, Arizona issued 1.34% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Arizona 2020:

WOTC Target Group Total Credits Percentage
SNAP (FS) 15,624 71.86%
Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 1,503 6.91%
Veteran unemp. 4 Wk 1,493 6.87%
Ex-felon 1,024 4.71%
Long Term Unemployment 625 2.87%
SSI Recipient 500 2.30%
Vocational Rehabilitation 331 1.52%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 286 1.32%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 149 0.69%
IV-A (TANF) 109 0.50%
Ticket Holder 44 0.20%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 31 0.14%
Disabled Veteran 20 0.09%
Designated Community Resident 3 0.01%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

In 2020 Arizona issued 21,742 tax credit certifications. Overall, Arizona issued 1.34% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

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

 

Arizona WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2015 – 2020:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2020 21,472 61474 43,429 126,645
2019 36,952 25,283 79,225 141,460
2018 54,136 37,283 95,375 186,794
2017 47,207 21,408 81,228 149,843
2016 37,119 45,272 47,025 129,416
2015 22,644 66,518 22,972 112,134
2014 21,456 60,400 21,911 103,767

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