What’s the average tax refund in your state?

The average refund for tax year 2019 — the latest available data that includes all returns — was $3,651, just slightly below the average refund of $3,660 in tax year 2018.

Some Americans look forward to getting a big tax refund after overpaying throughout the year. With rising gas prices and inflation, a tax refund could be a good opportunity to get a much-needed financial pick-me-up.

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Maine

– Percentage of taxpayers getting a refund: 76% – Average refund: $2,752 – Percentage of taxpayers who owe taxes: 20% – Average owed: $4,735

Oregon

– Percentage of taxpayers getting a refund: 71% – Average refund: $2,896 – Percentage of taxpayers who owe taxes: 25% – Average owed: $5,189

Vermont

– Percentage of taxpayers getting a refund: 75% – Average refund: $2,924 – Percentage of taxpayers who owe taxes: 20% – Average owed: $5,196

Iowa

– Percentage of taxpayers getting a refund: 75% – Average refund: $2,924 – Percentage of taxpayers who owe taxes: 20% – Average owed: $5,196

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