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Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 7, 2017

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This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current law, policies or procedures.

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/08/2016 and 04/07/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

107,452,000

103,612,000

-3.6

Total Returns Processed

104,527,000

100,990,000

-3.4

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

98,731,000

95,458,000

-3.3

Tax Professionals

57,006,000

54,720,000

-4.0

Self-prepared

41,725,000

40,738,000

-2.4

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

289,884,145

276,082,236

-4.8

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

81,751,000

80,296,000

-1.8

Amount

$228.780

Billion

$228.951

Billion

0.1

Average refund

$2,798

$2,851

1.9

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

70,027,000

69,293,000

-1.0

Amount

$207.360

Billion

$208.475

Billion

0.5

Average refund

$2,961

$3,009

1.6