Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 14, 2017

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2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/15/2016 and 04/14/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

124,616,000

118,463,000

-4.9

Total Returns Processed

119,923,000

115,021,000

-4.1

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

113,402,000

108,559,000

-4.3

Tax Professionals

66,361,000

63,357,000

-4.5

Self-prepared

47,041,000

45,202,000

-3.9

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

309,600,718

294,014,055

-5.0

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

88,833,000

87,529,000

-1.5

Amount

$244.870

Billion

$246.414

Billion

0.6

Average refund

$2,757

$2,815

2.1

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

75,240.000

74,644,000

-0.8

Amount

$220.034

Billion

$222.312

Billion

1.0

Average refund

$2,924

$2,978

1.8