Below are statistics on current and previous years Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) return by states. The table shows the number, total amount, and average amount of EITC claims by states.

## Tax Year Tables

## 2020 Tax Returns Processed in 2021 by State with EITC Claims

As of December 2021, 25 million workers and families got about $60 billion in EITC. The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,411.

State^{ } |
Number of EITC Claims | Total EITC Amount |
Average EITC Amount |
---|---|---|---|

ALABAMA | 463 K | $1.3 B | $2,740 |

ALASKA |
45 K |
$95 M |
$2,134 |

ARIZONA |
555 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,478 |

ARKANSAS |
283 K |
$742 M |
$2,622 |

CALIFORNIA |
2.7 M |
$6.1 B |
$2,238 |

COLORADO |
326 K |
$696 M |
$2,135 |

CONNECTICUT |
212 K |
$466 M |
$2,196 |

DELAWARE |
72 K |
$169 M |
$2,355 |

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA |
46 K |
$105 M |
$2,267 |

FLORIDA |
2.1 M |
$5.1 B |
$2,390 |

GEORGIA |
1.0 M |
$2.8 B |
$2,689 |

HAWAII |
90 K |
$192 M |
$2,138 |

IDAHO |
124 K |
$282 M |
$2,279 |

ILLINOIS |
883 K |
$2.1 B |
$2,429 |

INDIANA |
511 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,403 |

IOWA |
190 K |
$439 M |
$2,311 |

KANSAS |
193 K |
$456 M |
$2,359 |

KENTUCKY |
380 K |
$930 M |
$2,450 |

LOUISIANA |
491 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,792 |

MAINE |
88 K |
$183 M |
$2,085 |

MARYLAND |
387 K |
$883 M |
$2,281 |

MASSACHUSETTS |
343 K |
$721 M |
$2,106 |

MICHIGAN |
713 K |
$1.8 B |
$2,467 |

MINNESOTA |
304 K |
$671 M |
$2,210 |

MISSISSIPPI |
348 K |
$981 M |
$2,815 |

MISSOURI |
475 K |
$1.1 B |
$2,409 |

MONTANA |
72 K |
$154 M |
$2,123 |

NEBRASKA |
123 K |
$286 M |
$2,330 |

NEVADA |
264 K |
$633 M |
$2,397 |

NEW HAMPSHIRE |
67 K |
$130 M |
$1,950 |

NEW JERSEY |
563 K |
$1.3 B |
$2,315 |

NEW MEXICO |
195 K |
$473 M |
$2,431 |

NEW YORK |
1.5 M |
$3.4 B |
$2,284 |

NORTH CAROLINA |
886 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,433 |

NORTH DAKOTA |
42 K |
$92 M |
$2,196 |

OHIO |
877 K |
$2.1 B |
$2,410 |

OKLAHOMA |
331 K |
$836 M |
$2,527 |

OREGON |
254 K |
$522 M |
$2,058 |

PENNSYLVANIA |
843 K |
$1.9 B |
$2,251 |

RHODE ISLAND |
75 K |
$168 M |
$2,252 |

SOUTH CAROLINA |
469 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,500 |

SOUTH DAKOTA |
58 K |
$128 M |
$2,214 |

TENNESSEE |
602 K |
$1.5 B |
$2,481 |

TEXAS |
2.6 M |
$7.1 B |
$2,700 |

UTAH |
178 K |
$397 M |
$2,229 |

VERMONT |
38 K |
$74 M |
$1,934 |

VIRGINIA |
573 K |
$1.3 B |
$2,314 |

WASHINGTON |
389 K |
$843 M |
$2,165 |

WEST VIRGINIA |
1401 K |
$329 M |
$2,344 |

WISCONSIN |
350 K |
$784 M |
$2,243 |

WYOMING |
35 K |
$77 M |
$2,171 |

INTERNATIONAL | 164 K | $30 M | $2,173 |

## Previous Tax Year Tables

View previous year statistics of tax returns by state with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

As of December 2020, 25 million workers and families got about $62 billion in EITC. The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,461.

State^{ } |
Number of EITC Claims | Total EITC Amount |
Average EITC Amount |
---|---|---|---|

ALABAMA | 471 K | $1.3 B | $2,812 |

ALASKA |
44 K |
$94 M |
$2,123 |

ARIZONA |
564 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,551 |

ARKANSAS |
287 K |
$770 M |
$2,683 |

CALIFORNIA |
2.8 M |
$6.4 B |
$2,297 |

COLORADO |
332 K |
$720 M |
$2,173 |

CONNECTICUT |
215 K |
$480 M |
$2,231 |

DELAWARE |
72 K |
$175 M |
$2,408 |

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA |
48 K |
$112 M |
$2,343 |

FLORIDA |
2.1 M |
$5.2 B |
$2,492 |

GEORGIA |
1.0 M |
$2.9 B |
$2,769 |

HAWAII |
94 K |
$203 M |
$2,165 |

IDAHO |
125 K |
$286 M |
$2,286 |

ILLINOIS |
908 K |
$2.3 B |
$2,503 |

INDIANA |
515 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,424 |

IOWA |
195 K |
$450 M |
$2,305 |

KANSAS |
194 K |
$462 M |
$2,376 |

KENTUCKY |
384 K |
$948 M |
$2,467 |

LOUISIANA |
493 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,873 |

MAINE |
91 K |
$192 M |
$2,107 |

MARYLAND |
391 K |
$914 M |
$2,339 |

MASSACHUSETTS |
364 K |
$777 M |
$2,131 |

MICHIGAN |
742 K |
$1.9 B |
$2,516 |

MINNESOTA |
315 K |
$693 M |
$2,202 |

MISSISSIPPI |
359 K |
$1.0 B |
$2,903 |

MISSOURI |
476 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,452 |

MONTANA |
74 K |
$159 M |
$2,146 |

NEBRASKA |
127 K |
$299 M |
$2,364 |

NEVADA |
262 K |
$626 M |
$2,391 |

NEW HAMPSHIRE |
68 K |
$133 M |
$1,959 |

NEW JERSEY |
576 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,364 |

NEW MEXICO |
199 K |
$488 M |
$2,451 |

NEW YORK |
1.6 M |
$3.7 B |
$2,330 |

NORTH CAROLINA |
889 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,506 |

NORTH DAKOTA |
42 K |
$92 M |
$2,180 |

OHIO |
895 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,454 |

OKLAHOMA |
329 K |
$837 M |
$2,547 |

OREGON |
259 K |
$538 M |
$2,077 |

PENNSYLVANIA |
885 K |
$2.0 B |
$2,289 |

RHODE ISLAND |
78 K |
$179 M |
$2,292 |

SOUTH CAROLINA |
467 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,570 |

SOUTH DAKOTA |
59 K |
$133 M |
$2,253 |

TENNESSEE |
604 K |
$1.5 B |
$2,552 |

TEXAS |
2.6 M |
$7.2 B |
$2,736 |

UTAH |
180 K |
$409 M |
$2,275 |

VERMONT |
39 K |
$77 M |
$1,958 |

VIRGINIA |
576 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,364 |

WASHINGTON |
405 K |
$867 M |
$2,143 |

WEST VIRGINIA |
141 K |
$331 M |
$2,353 |

WISCONSIN |
349 K |
$787 M |
$2,254 |

WYOMING |
34 K |
$75 M |
$2,168 |

INTERNATIONAL | 16 K | $35 M | $2,222 |

During 2019, 25 million eligible workers and families nationwide received about $63 billion in EITC. The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,476.

State | Number of EITC Claims | Total EITC Amount |
Average EITC Amount |
---|---|---|---|

ALABAMA | 471 K | $1.3 B | $2,829 |

ALASKA |
45 K |
$95 M |
$2,130 |

ARIZONA |
559 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,593 |

ARKANSAS |
283 K |
$764 M |
$2,700 |

CALIFORNIA |
2.82 M |
$6.6 B |
$2,333 |

COLORADO |
332 K |
$729 M |
$2,194 |

CONNECTICUT |
216 K |
$485 M |
$2,243 |

DELAWARE |
72 K |
$174 M |
$2,409 |

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA |
49 K |
$115 M |
$2,365 |

FLORIDA |
2.11 M |
$5.3 B |
$2,500 |

GEORGIA |
1.04 M |
$2.9 B |
$2,783 |

HAWAII |
94 K |
$205 M |
$2,177 |

IDAHO |
124 K |
$288 M |
$2,314 |

ILLINOIS |
922 K |
$2.3 B |
$2,506 |

INDIANA |
510 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,440 |

IOWA |
194 K |
$451 M |
$2,321 |

KANSAS |
195 K |
$469 M |
$2,399 |

KENTUCKY |
380 K |
$943 M |
$2,482 |

LOUISIANA |
488 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,896 |

MAINE |
95 K |
$200 M |
$2,110 |

MARYLAND |
394 K |
$922 M |
$2,340 |

MASSACHUSETTS |
382 K |
$811 M |
$2,122 |

MICHIGAN |
743 K |
$1.9 B |
$2,513 |

MINNESOTA |
316 K |
$699 M |
$2,209 |

MISSISSIPPI |
357 K |
$1.0 B |
$2,926 |

MISSOURI |
476 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,470 |

MONTANA |
74 K |
$161 M |
$2,176 |

NEBRASKA |
126 K |
$301 M |
$2,381 |

NEVADA |
254 K |
$620 M |
$2,442 |

NEW HAMPSHIRE |
70 K |
$138 M |
$1,966 |

NEW JERSEY |
583 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,363 |

NEW MEXICO |
199 K |
$493 M |
$2,474 |

NEW YORK |
1.62 M |
$3.8 B |
$2,346 |

NORTH CAROLINA |
892 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,517 |

NORTH DAKOTA |
42 K |
$92 M |
$2,210 |

OHIO |
887 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,470 |

OKLAHOMA |
322 K |
$830 M |
$2,577 |

OREGON |
257 K |
$542 M |
$2,112 |

PENNSYLVANIA |
890 K |
$2.0 B |
$2,295 |

RHODE ISLAND |
80 K |
$183 M |
$2,302 |

SOUTH CAROLINA |
468 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,586 |

SOUTH DAKOTA |
58 K |
$133 M |
$2,274 |

TENNESSEE |
606 K |
$1.6 B |
$2,564 |

TEXAS |
2.6 M |
$7.1 B |
$2,752 |

UTAH |
179 K |
$414 M |
$2,311 |

VERMONT |
41 K |
$80 M |
$1,955 |

VIRGINIA |
583 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,364 |

WASHINGTON |
405 K |
$883 M |
$2,108 |

WEST VIRGINIA |
141 K |
$335 M |
$2,367 |

WISCONSIN |
351 K |
$795 M |
$2,266 |

WYOMING |
34 K |
$75 M |
$2,191 |

INTERNATIONAL | 18 K | $39 M | $2,186 |

During 2018, 25 million eligible workers and families received about $63 billion in EITC. The average amount of EITC received nationwide was about $2,488.

State | Number of EITC Claims | Total EITC Amount |
Average EITC Amount |
---|---|---|---|

ALABAMA | 471 K | $1.3 B | $2,841 |

ALASKA |
45 K |
$98 M |
$2,165 |

ARIZONA |
548 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,165 |

ARKANSAS |
281 K |
$757 M |
$2,697 |

CALIFORNIA |
2.8 M |
$6.6 B |
$2,364 |

COLORADO |
331 K |
$732 M |
$2,214 |

CONNECTICUT |
213 K |
$475 M |
$2,234 |

DELAWARE |
71 K |
$171 M |
$2,401 |

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA |
50 K |
$117 M |
$2,364 |

FLORIDA |
2.0 M |
$5.2 B |
$2,533 |

GEORGIA |
1.0 M |
$2.9 B |
$2,807 |

HAWAII |
94 K |
$206 M |
$2,187 |

IDAHO |
124 K |
$288 M |
$2,332 |

ILLINOIS |
932 K |
$2.3 B |
$2,517 |

INDIANA |
511 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,439 |

IOWA |
195 K |
$451 M |
$2,306 |

KANSAS |
196 K |
$470 M |
$2,399 |

KENTUCKY |
378 K |
$933 M |
$2,467 |

LOUISIANA |
484 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,897 |

MAINE |
95 K |
$199 M |
$2,106 |

MARYLAND |
388 K |
$914 M |
$2,356 |

MASSACHUSETTS |
378 K |
$804 M |
$2,127 |

MICHIGAN |
746 K |
$1.9 B |
$2,523 |

MINNESOTA |
316 K |
$702 M |
$2,220 |

MISSISSIPPI |
357 K |
$1.0 B |
$2,927 |

MISSOURI |
474 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,473 |

MONTANA |
73 K |
$159 M |
$2,178 |

NEBRASKA |
126 K |
$301 M |
$2,385 |

NEVADA |
247 K |
$609 M |
$2,466 |

NEW HAMPSHIRE |
70 K |
$139 M |
$1,986 |

NEW JERSEY |
576 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,360 |

NEW MEXICO |
200 K |
$499 M |
$2,500 |

NEW YORK |
1.6 M |
$3.9 B |
$2,355 |

NORTH CAROLINA |
883 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,531 |

NORTH DAKOTA |
42 K |
$91 M |
$2,171 |

OHIO |
892 K |
$2.2 B |
$2,465 |

OKLAHOMA |
319 K |
$823 M |
$2,581 |

OREGON |
255 K |
$545 M |
$2,137 |

PENNSYLVANIA |
890 K |
$2.0 B |
$2,286 |

RHODE ISLAND |
79 K |
$183 M |
$2,316 |

SOUTH CAROLINA |
463 K |
$1.2 B |
$2,602 |

SOUTH DAKOTA |
59 K |
$133 M |
$2,261 |

TENNESSEE |
604 K |
$1.6 B |
$2,573 |

TEXAS |
2.5 M |
$7.0 B |
$2,773 |

UTAH |
176 K |
$411 M |
$2,332 |

VERMONT |
41 K |
$81 M |
$1,966 |

VIRGINIA |
578 K |
$1.4 B |
$2,365 |

WASHINGTON |
407 K |
$893 M |
$2,194 |

WEST VIRGINIA |
145 K |
$343 M |
$2,368 |

WISCONSIN |
355 K |
$803 M |
$2,265 |

WYOMING |
35 K |
$75 M |
$2,172 |

INTERNATIONAL | 17 K | $37 M | $2,125 |

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