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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 6, 2012

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This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

 

2012 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative through the weeks ending  4/08/11 and 4/06/12

Individual Income Tax Returns

2011

2012

% Change

Total Receipts

97,029,000

98,948,000

  2.0%

Total Processed

96,153,000

96,566,000

  0.4%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts[1]:

 

 

 

TOTAL

83,656,000

86,262,000

3.1%

Tax Professionals

53,652,000

53,871,000

0.4%

Self-prepared

30,004,000

32,391,000

8.0%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

169,633,414

210,817,020

24.3%

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

80,874,000

80,421,000

-0.6%

Amount

$234.161

Billion

$224.710

Billion

-4.0%

Average refund

$2,895

$2,794

  -3.5%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

64,343,000

65,907,000

  2.4%

Amount

$199.490

Billion

$196.631

Billion

-1.4%

Average refund

$3,100

$2,983

-3.8%

 

[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.
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