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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 1, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/03/2015 and 04/01/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

99,056,000

97,631,000

-1.4

Total Returns Processed

96,992,000

94,988,000

-2.1

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

90,608,000

89,973,000

-0.7

Tax Professionals

52,963,000

51,014,000

-3.7

Self-prepared

37,645,000

38,959,000

3.5

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

258,535,303

276,352,228

6.9

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

77,200,000

76,040,000

-1.5

Amount

$217.351

Billion

$215.350

Billion

-0.9

Average refund

$2,815

$2,832

0.6

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

66,179,000

65,780,000

-0.6

Amount

$197.125

Billion

$196.633

Billion

-0.2

Average refund

$2,979

$2,989

0.4