Did You File a 2009 Federal Tax Return? If Not, IRS Might Have a Refund for You

March 15, 2013

From the IRS:

Refunds totaling just over $917 million may be waiting for an estimated 984,400 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2009, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, a return for 2009 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 15, 2013.

Individuals Who Did Not File a 2009 Return with a Potential Refund

State or District

Individuals

Median

Potential

Refund

Total

Potential Refunds* ($000)

Alabama

16,000

$565

$13,317

Alaska

5,000

$658

$6,107

Arizona

24,800

$509

$20,742

Arkansas

8,600

$560

$7,289

California

100,700

$518

$92,590

Colorado

17,900

$556

$16,860

Connecticut

12,100

$638

$13,031

Delaware

4,000

$561

$3,405

District of Columbia

4,200

$595

$4,151

Florida

62,700

$577

$60,746

Georgia

31,300

$538

$27,409

Hawaii

7,200

$599

$7,448

Idaho

3,800

$511

$2,984

Illinois

39,500

$626

$39,613

Indiana

20,300

$592

$17,547

Iowa

9,800

$581

$7,893

Kansas

9,900

$509

$7,774

Kentucky

11,300

$578

$9,552

Louisiana

18,700

$592

$17,843

Maine

3,700

$505

$2,771

Maryland

23,100

$564

$22,780

Massachusetts

23,300

$572

$22,756

Michigan

30,000

$600

$28,019

Minnesota

13,600

$528

$11,480

Mississippi

8,700

$529

$7,144

Missouri

18,700

$500

$14,674

Montana

3,100

$511

$2,529

Nebraska

4,600

$543

$3,808

Nevada

12,600

$559

$11,058

New Hampshire

4,200

$615

$3,891

New Jersey

31,600

$642

$33,192

New Mexico

7,100

$567

$6,450

New York

62,700

$620

$65,277

North Carolina

26,200

$503

$21,337

North Dakota

1,900

$524

$1,682

Ohio

32,100

$561

$26,714

Oklahoma

15,200

$573

$13,442

Oregon

15,200

$516

$12,253

Pennsylvania

38,200

$619

$34,505

Rhode Island

3,300

$612

$3,148

South Carolina

10,800

$530

$9,347

South Dakota

2,100

$546

$1,728

Tennessee

16,400

$550

$14,513

Texas

86,000

$578

$86,136

Utah

6,500

$503

$5,397

Vermont

1,700

$551

$1,397

Virginia

28,800

$559

$28,027

Washington

27,200

$644

$29,807

West Virginia

4,100

$598

$3,894

Wisconsin

11,500

$505

$9,430

Wyoming

2,400

$657

$2,539

Totals

984,400

$569

$917,426

* Excluding the Earned Income Tax Credit and other credits.

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