Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Idaho

In 2020 the state of Idaho issued 16,672 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.

Nationwide, Idaho issued 1.03% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Idaho 2020:

WOTC Target Group Total Credits Percentage
SNAP (FS) 13,412 80.45%
SSI Recipient 987 5.92%
Ex-felon 941 5.64%
Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 320 1.92%
Vocational Rehabilitation 265 1.59%
Ticket Holder 226 1.36%
Veteran unemp. 4 Wk 122 0.73%
Long Term Unemployment 116 0.70%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 112 0.67%
IV-A (TANF) 92 0.55%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 58 0.35%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 16 0.10%
Disabled Veteran 4 0.02%
Designated Community Resident 1 0.01%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

In 2020 the state of Idaho issued 16,672 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications, or 1.03% overall.

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

 

Idaho WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2020:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2020 16,672 17,650 29,741 64,063
2019 1,861 47,766 3,247 52,874
2018 5,014 38,092 7,797 50,903
2017 4,722 31,542 7,074 43,338
2016 5,391 25,432 7,828 38,651
2015 5,082 92 7,040 12,214
2014 5,829 35 8,357 14,221

*Pending at time of publishing (February 2021).

 

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