Special Report

States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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45. Wisconsin
> Average federal tax refund: $2,655
> Median household income: $64,168 (21st highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,081 (22nd highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 49.8% (18th most)

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44. South Carolina
> Average federal tax refund: $2,660
> Median household income: $56,227 (10th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $5,416 (5th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 50.4% (17th most)

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43. Idaho
> Average federal tax refund: $2,669
> Median household income: $60,999 (20th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $6,347 (8th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 44.3% (8th fewest)

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42. New Hampshire
> Average federal tax refund: $2,694
> Median household income: $77,933 (8th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $8,979 (25th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 49.5% (20th most)

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41. New Mexico
> Average federal tax refund: $2,725
> Median household income: $51,945 (6th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $4,421 (3rd lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 51.4% (11th most)

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