Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

A refundable earned income tax credit (EITC) is available to certain low-income individuals who have earned income and meet certain federal requirements for the federal earned income credit.  Learn more.

Filing Season Benchmarks

As of May 26, 2016
Total number of returns processed3,279,299
Total number of returns e-filed2,989,802
Total number of refunds issued2,324,469
Total amount of refunds issued$1,116,432,166
Average Refund Turnaround Time (in days) 
Turnaround Time (in days) - Paper Returns15.6
Turnaround Time (in days) - eFiled Returns4.3
Phone Calls
Weekly phone call volume43,774
Weekly Phone Call Wait Time (in seconds)176