Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Dec. 2, 2016


 



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 12/04/2015 and 12/02/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns: 2015 2016 % Change

Total Returns Received

150,655,000

152,216,000

1.0

Total Returns Processed

150,356,000

151,891.000

1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

128,784,000

131,851,000

2.4

Tax Professionals

78,406,000

78,736,000

0.4

Self-prepared

50,378,000

53,115,000

5.4

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

471,766,005

488,350,707

3.5

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

109,346,000

110,986,000

1.5

Amount

$305.437

Billion

$317.090

Billion

3.8

Average refund

$2,793

$2,857

2.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

86,188,000

88,371,000

2.5

Amount

$254.684

Billion

$264.526

Billion

3.9

Average refund

$2,955

$2,993

1.3