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 November 18, 2016
Total number of returns processed3,753,506
Total number of returns e-filed3,193,666
Total number of refunds issued2,668,624
Total amount of refunds issued$1,402,788,382
Average Refund Turnaround Time (in days) 
Turnaround Time (in days) - Paper Returns28.4
Turnaround Time (in days) - eFiled Returns12.3