In 2021 the state of Illinois issued 90,109 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.
Nationwide, Illinois issued 4.33% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2021.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Illinois 2021:
In 2021 the state of Illinois issued 90,109 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications, or 4.33% overall. 75.82% of credits were for the SNAP target group.
More about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit’s target groups.
Illinois WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2021:
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*Pending at time of publishing (January 2022).
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