Special Report

States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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50. Montana
> Average federal tax refund: $2,459
> Median household income: $57,153 (11th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $5,948 (6th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 38.7% (the fewest)

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49. Maine
> Average federal tax refund: $2,482
> Median household income: $58,924 (16th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $6,049 (7th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 46.0% (15th fewest)

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48. Oregon
> Average federal tax refund: $2,537
> Median household income: $67,058 (18th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $8,308 (20th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 42.9% (3rd fewest)

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47. Vermont
> Average federal tax refund: $2,583
> Median household income: $63,001 (25th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,220 (11th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 44.7% (10th fewest)

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46. Rhode Island
> Average federal tax refund: $2,605
> Median household income: $71,169 (15th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $13,523 (7th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 50.4% (16th most)

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