Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending August 31, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 09/01/2017 and 08/31/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received  145,329,000  147,358,000 1.4
Total Returns Processed   145,070,000  147,058,000  1.4

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              127,277,000  129,931,000  2.1
Tax Professionals  74,512,000  75,423,000  1.2
Self-prepared   52,765,000  54,508,000  3.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  417,407,116  520,207,937  24.6
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  108,761,000  108,757,000  0.0
Amount  $302.529 Billion  $303.761 Billion  0.4
Average refund  $2,782  $2,793  0.4
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  88,052,000  88,494,000  0.5
Amount  $260.744 Billion  262.378 Billion  0.6
Average refund  $2,961  $2,965  0.1