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Filing Season Statistics -- Dec. 31, 2011

2011 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative through the weeks ending  12/ 31/10 and 12/ 31/11

Individual Income Tax Returns

2010

2011

% Change

Total Receipts

142,449,000

145,320,000

  2.0%

Total Processed

142,196,000

145,062,000

  2.0%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL

98,740,000

112,203,000

13.6%

Tax Professionals

63,893,000

72,426,000

13.4%

Self-prepared

34,848,000

39,800,000

14.2%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

307,466,046

322,540,490

4.9%

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

109,376,000

109,337,000

-0.04%

Amount

$328.438

Billion

$318.529

Billion

-3.0%

Average refund

$3,003

$2,913

-3.0%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

74,590,000

79,146,000

  6.1%

Amount

$238.050

Billion

$246.080

Billion

  3.4%

Average refund

$3,191

$3,109

  -2.6%

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