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 June 24, 2016
Total number of returns processed3,397,195
Total number of returns e-filed3,014,260
Total number of refunds issued2,425,336
Total amount of refunds issued$1,168,022,257
Average Refund Turnaround Time (in days) 
Turnaround Time (in days) - Paper Returns24.2
Turnaround Time (in days) - eFiled Returns4.6
Phone Calls
Weekly phone call volume34,396
Weekly Phone Call Wait Time (in seconds)113