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 in 2021 it was worth approximately $5 Billion dollars to employers. 2,081,474 total Work Opportunity Tax Credits were issued in the United States in 2021. WOTC was renewed for five years, and is currently active through 12/31/2025.

Overall, California issued 7.19% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2021.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for California 2021:

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics California - 2021

In 2021 the state of California issued 149,604 tax credit certifications. Overall, California issued 7.19% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2021.

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

 

California WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2021:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2021 149,604 379,438 177,841 706,883
2020 127,188 143,547 255,527 526,262
2019 158,793 174,894 263,235 596,922
2018 158,209 199,179 259,810 617,198
2017 155,869 193,424 198,953 548,246
2016 134,635 149,064 203,905 487,604
2015 171,526 59,225 149,121 379,872
2014 167,614 58,267 147,353 373,234

*Pending at time of publishing (January 2022).

 

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