Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Oregon

In 2020 the state of Oregon issued 22,784 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, Oregon issued 1.41% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Oregon 2020:

WOTC Target Group Total Credits Percentage
SNAP (FS) 14,344 62.96%
IV-A (TANF) 1,712 7.51%
Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 1,563 6.86%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 1,472 6.46%
Ex-felon 1,070 4.70%
Long Term Unemployment 820 3.60%
Veteran unemp. 4 Wk 433 1.90%
Vocational Rehabilitation 396 1.74%
SSI Recipient 437 1.92%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 336 1.47%
Ticket Holder 139 0.61%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 50 0.22%
Designated Community Resident 11 0.05%
Disabled Veteran 1 0.00%
Summer Youth 0 0.00%

In 2020 the state of Oregon issued 22,784 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications, or 1.41% overall.

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

 

Oregon WOTC Tax Credit Certifications 2014 – 2020:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2020 22,784 3,804 31,846 58,434
2019 25,888 3,501 35,039 64,428
2018 33,297 5,440 41,157 79,894
2017 28,967 23,272 32,079 84,318
2016 38,153 31,767 34,204 104,124
2015 25,879 42,530 24,802 93,211
2014 38,959 44,756 35,921 119,636

*Pending at time of publishing (February 2021).

 

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