Statistics for 2008 Tax Year Returns with EITC

For tax year 2008, more than 24 million claimed over $49 billion of EITC.

The average amount claimed was 2 thousand dollars.

State Number of EITC Claims Amount of EITC Average EITC Amount
ALABAMA 505 K $1.17 B $2,300
ALASKA 38 K $61.7 M $1600
ARIZONA 474 K $970 M $2,000
ARKANSAS 297 K $641 M $2,200
CALIFORNIA 2.6 M $5.27 B $2,000
COLORADO 300 K $553 M $1,800
CONNECTICUT 188 K $337 M $1,800
DELAWARE 65 K $125 M $1,900
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 47 K $86 M $1,800
FLORIDA 1.8 M $3.7 B $2,000
GEORGIA 983 K $2.2 B $2,300
HAWAII 95 K $169 M $1,800
IDAHO 119 K $228 M $1,900
ILLINOIS 930 K $1.9 B $2,000
INDIANA 499 K $979 M $2,000
IOWA 192 K $355 M $1,800
KANSAS 193 K $368 M $1,900
KENTUCKY 382 K $758 M $2,000
LOUISIANA 496 K $1.16 B $2,300
MAINE 96 K $166 M $1,700
MARYLAND  366 K $698 M $1,900
MASSACHUSETTS 349 K $609 M $1,700
MICHIGAN 741 K $1.47 B $2,000
MINNESOTA 305 K $537 M $1,800
MISSISSIPPI 383 K $911 M $2,400
MISSOURI 485 K $964 M $2,000
MONTANA 78 K $140 M $1,800
NEBRASKA 121 K $230 M $1,900
NEVADA 190 k $359 M $1,900
NEW HAMPSHIRE 71 K $118 M $1,700
NEW JERSEY 523 K $1.01 B $1,900
NEW MEXICO 208 K $420 M $2,000
NEW YORK 1.57 M $3.1 B $2,000
NORTH CAROLINA 846 K $1.76 B $2,100
NORTH DAKOTA 41 K $73 M $1,800
OHIO 888 K $1.74 B $2,000
OKLAHOMA 325 K $663 M $2,000
OREGON 256 K $454 M $1,800
PENNSYLVANIA 850 K $1.57 B $1,900
RHODE ISLAND 74 K $143 M $1,900
SOUTH CAROLINA 469 K $998 M $2,100
SOUTH DAKOTA 60 K $111 M $1,900
TENNESSEE 615 K $1.27 B $2,100
TEXAS 2.35 M $5.33 B $2,300
UTAH 161 K $313 M $1,900
VERMONT 43 K $69 M $1,600
VIRGINIA 546 K $1.06 B $1,900
WASHINGTON 395 K $711 M $1,800
WEST VIRGINIA 154 K $287 M $1,900
WISCONSIN 347 K $635 M $1,800
WYOMING 34 K $59 M $1,800
INTERNATIONAL 31 K $61 M $2,000

Source - Full year data pulled from EITC databases 04/02/2013 (table shows the net amount of
EITC paid after math error posting and subsequent adjustments)

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