People in These States Get the Biggest Tax Refunds

It’s the time of year that everyone but accountants hates: Tax season. Between the worst states for income taxes, the places with dreadful sales tax, and states with astronomical property taxes, the money always seems to be going out.

But that’s not the case everywhere. Uncle Sam smiles down on a few states where people get the biggest tax refunds. People in these states get more than $2,700 back every year, on average, according to HowMuch.

15. Alabama

Welcome to Alabama road sign on US-84 near Gordon

Welcome to Alabama, home of sizable tax refunds. | iStock.com/miroslav_1

  • Average refund: $2,787

It’s the question everyone wants to be answered right after filing their taxes: Where’s my federal tax refund? The people of Alabama definitely want to know. They get some of the biggest refunds in America, and they need the money since some live in third world-type poverty.

Next: Hold your horses, refund recipients.

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