Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 27, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 4/28/2017 and 4/27/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 137,496,000 139,903,000 1.7
Total Returns Processed 130,862,000 132,550,000 1.3
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 122,782,000 125,161,000 1.9
Tax Professionals 70,815,000 71,425,000 0.9
Self-prepared 51,967,000 53,736,000 3.4
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 321,661,687 399,502,417 24.2
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 100,124,000 99,511,000 -0.6
Amount $276.786 Billion $275.726 Billion -0.4
Average refund $2,764 $2,771 0.2
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 83,600,000 83,458,000 -0.2
Amount $245.271 Billion $244.685 Billion -0.2
Average refund $2,934 $2,932 -0.1