Special Report

States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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40. Kentucky
> Average federal tax refund: $2,751
> Median household income: $52,295 (7th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $7,967 (17th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 54.6% (5th most)

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39. Hawaii
> Average federal tax refund: $2,792
> Median household income: $83,102 (4th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $6,530 (9th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 47.2% (20th fewest)

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38. West Virginia
> Average federal tax refund: $2,808
> Median household income: $48,850 (2nd lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $3,928 (2nd lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 58.3% (the most)

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37. Indiana
> Average federal tax refund: $2,817
> Median household income: $57,603 (14th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,006 (25th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 56.0% (3rd most)

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36. Ohio
> Average federal tax refund: $2,827
> Median household income: $58,642 (15th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $12,379 (12th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 53.1% (6th most)

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