Information For...

For you and your family
Individuals abroad and more
EINs and other information

Filing For Individuals

Information For...

For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

 

Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

Popular For Tax Pros

Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 27, 2012

2012 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative through the weeks ending  4/29/11 and 4/27/12

Individual Income Tax Returns

2011

2012

% Change

Total Receipts

130,692,000

133,460,000

  2.1%

Total Processed

123,800,000

126,306,000

  2.0%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts[1]:

 

 

 

TOTAL

104,936,000

111,325,000

6.1%

Tax Professionals

67,082,000

69,846,000

  4.1%

Self-prepared

37,854,000

41,479,000

9.6%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

204,221,980

245,686,041

20.3%

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

98,213,000

99,104,000

  0.9%

Amount

$277.149

Billion

$269.141

Billion

-2.9%

Average refund

$2,822

$2,716

  -3.8%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

74,653,000

78,007,000

  4.5%

Amount

$227.211

Billion

$227.986

Billion

  0.3%

Average refund

$3,044

$2,923

-4.0%



[1] Results for 2011vary from those posted last year because certain results were totaled on different days of the week in 2012 than in previous years.