Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Pennsylvania

In 2020 the state of Pennsylvania issued 70,109 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 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, Pennsylvania issued 4.33% of WOTC Tax Credits in 2020.

 

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Statistics for Pennsylvania 2020:

WOTC Target Group Total Credits Percentage
SNAP (FS) 49,502 70.61%
IV-A (TANF) 4,542 6.48%
Long term IV-A (TANF) 3,583 5.11%
Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 3,172 4.52%
SSI Recipient 3,045 4.34%
Long Term Unemployment 2,023 2.89%
Designated Community Resident 1,249 1.78%
Veteran unemp. 4 Wk 897 1.28%
Vocational Rehabilitation 894 1.28%
Ex-felon 451 0.64%
Veteran Receiving SNAP 397 0.57%
Ticket Holder 244 0.35%
Disabled Veteran unemp. 6 Mo. 59 0.08%
Disabled Veteran 43 0.06%
Summer Youth 8 0.01%

In 2020 the state of Pennsylvania issued 70,109 Work Opportunity Tax Credit certifications, or 4.33% overall.

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

 

Pennsylvania WOTC Tax Credit Certifications 2014 – 2020:

WOTC Certifications Current Pending* Denials Total Requests
2020 70,109 0 112,646 182,755
2019 93,042 559 112,961 206,562
2018 95,085 11,719 218,982 325,786
2017 68,856 156,494 88,689 314,039
2016 116,640 62,607 73,576 252,823
2015 62,541 62,525 70,422 195,488
2014 23,529 72,768 19,104 115,401

*Pending at time of publishing (February 2021).

 

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