State workforce agencies submit data to ETA through the quarterly electronic submission of ETA Form 9058 via the web-based Tax Credit Reporting System (TCRS) of the Enterprise Business Services System (EBSS). See the tables below for an overview of WOTC annual performance, wage, and occupational data.

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Table 1. National Tax Credit Certification Reporting by Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Total Certifications YTD Annual Report
2019 2,068,417 PDF Format
2018 2,204,142 PDF Format
2017 2,027,012 PDF Format
2016 2,484,149 PDF Format
2015 1,896,528 PDF Format
Table 2. National Tax Credit Certification Wage Data by Fiscal Year
Program Year Section K 1. Under Federal Minimum Wage Section K 2. $7.25-$8.25 Section K 3. $8.26-$8.99 Section K 4. $9.00-$9.99 Section K 5. $10.00-Higher
2019 30,950 367,684 103,564 515,945 1,050,274
2018 33,031 508,290 129,324 592,976 937,661
2017 35,576 517,234 111,866 571,940 778,445

Note: Data may change due to performance reporting updates.

Table 3. National Tax Credit Certification Occupational Data by Fiscal Year
*Top seven occupations by total certifications
Program Year Office & Administrative Support (Code 43) Food Preparation & Serving (Code 35) Production Occupations (Code 51) Sales & Related Occupations (Code 41) Transportation & Material Moving Production (Code 53) Healthcare Support Occupations (Code 31) Personal Care & Services(Code 39)
2019 755,624 361,235 300,365 292,804 58,839 56,338 44,709
2018 766,230 371,509 365,696 350,411 71,428 61,561 35,735
2017 632,390 321,714 366,395 370,558 75,520 61,858 34,344

Note: Data may change due to performance reporting updates.