Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending December 29, 2017

2017 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 12/30/2016 and 12/29/2017 

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received 152,544,000 152,235,000 -0.2
Total Returns Processed 152,250,000 151,916,000 -0.2
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL             131,851,000 132,319,000 0.4
Tax Professionals 78,736,000 78,924,000 0.2
Self-prepared 53,115,000 53,395,000 0.5
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 507,269,589 502,095,254 -1.0
       

Total Refunds:    

     
Number 111,069,000     111,873,000 0.7
Amount $317.615 Billion $323.878 Billion 2.0
Average refund $2,860 $2,895 1.2
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 88,416,000 89,485,000 1.2
Amount $264.822 Billion $270.824 Billion 2.3
Average refund $2,995 $3,026 1.0