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2012 End-of-Year Filing Season Statistics

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This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

Cumulative through the weeks ending 12/30/11 and 12/28/12

Individual Income Tax Returns

2011

2012

% Change

Total Receipts

145,320,000

148,390,000

 2.1%

Total Processed

145,062,000

147,891,000

 1.9%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL

112,203,000

119,589,000

6.6%

Tax Professionals

72,403,000

76,019,000

 5.0%

Self-prepared

39,800,000

43,570,000

9.4%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

289,870,759

340,566,013

17.49

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

109,330,000

110,471,000

 1.0%

Amount

$318.529

Billion

$309.648

Billion

-2.8%

Average refund

$2,913

$2,803

 -3.8%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

79,146,000

82,827,000

 4.7%

Amount

$246.080

Billion

$247.209

Billion

 0.5%

Average refund

$3,109

$2,985

-4.0%