Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Kansas

In 2020 the state of Kansas issued 5,005 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 Kansas issued 0.31% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Kansas 2020:

WOTC Target Group Total Credits Percentage
SNAP (FS) 2,445 48.85%
Designated Community Resident 813 16.24%
Ex-felon 730 14.59%
Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 294 5.87%
Veteran unemp. 4 Wk 164 3.28%
IV-A (TANF) 146 2.92%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 106 2.12%
SSI Recipient 90 1.80%
Vocational Rehabilitation 86 1.72%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 71 1.42%
Ticket Holder 24 0.48%
Long Term Unemployment 21 0.42%
Disabled Veteran 8 0.16%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 7 0.14%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

In 2020 the state of Kansas issued 5,005 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications, or 0.31% overall.

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

 

Kansas WOTC Tax Credit Certification 2014 – 2020:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2020 5,005 141,009 8,402 154,416
2019 7,931 108,611 10,714 127,256
2018 8,299 81,388 11,303 100,990
2017 10,031 55,729 12,269 78,029
2016 17,258 38,493 17,785 73,536
2015 40,994 91,271 37,346 169,611
2014 20,796 15,236 21,032 57,064

*Pending at time of publishing (February 2021).

 

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