Special Report

States With the Largest Average Tax Refund

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30. Virginia
> Average federal tax refund: $2,940
> Median household income: $76,456 (10th highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,791 (20th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 49.0% (22nd most)

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29. Michigan
> Average federal tax refund: $2,966
> Median household income: $59,584 (19th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $8,169 (18th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 51.6% (10th most)

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28. Maryland
> Average federal tax refund: $2,979
> Median household income: $86,738 (the highest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $12,980 (10th highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 47.0% (19th fewest)

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27. Arizona
> Average federal tax refund: $3,000
> Median household income: $62,055 (23rd lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $6,559 (10th lowest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 48.3% (25th most)

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26. South Dakota
> Average federal tax refund: $3,041
> Median household income: $59,533 (18th lowest)
> Federal tax collections per capita: $9,076 (23rd highest)
> Pct. filings receiving refunds: 43.9% (6th fewest)

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