Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 20, 2018

2018 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 4/21/2017 and 4/20/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 135,638,000 136,919,000 0.9
Total Returns Processed 128,847,000 130,477,000 1.3
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 122,164,000 124,515,000 1.9
Tax Professionals 70,401,000 70,983,000 0.8
Self-prepared 51,763,000 53,532,000 3.4
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 312,255,666 386,894,562 23.9
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 97,104,000 95,434,000 -1.7
Amount $268.296 Billion $265.326 Billion -1.1
Average refund $2,763 $2,780 0.6
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 81,646,000 80,491,000 -1.4
Amount $239.410 Billion $236.851 Billion -1.1
Average refund $2,932 $2,943 0.4