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 July 22, 2016
Total number of returns processed3,455,430
Total number of returns e-filed3,031,549
Total number of refunds issued2,523,087
Total amount of refunds issued$1,233,613,279
Average Refund Turnaround Time (in days) 
Turnaround Time (in days) - Paper Returns27.7
Turnaround Time (in days) - eFiled Returns5.4
Phone Calls
Weekly phone call volume31,418
Weekly Phone Call Wait Time (in seconds)160