Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Feb. 26, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 02/27/2015 and 02/26/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

58,528,000

58,304,000

-0.4

Total Returns Processed

56,857,000

56,290,000

-1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

55,104,000

55,081,000

0.0

Tax Professionals

28,733,000

27,709,000

-3.6

Self-prepared

26,371,000

27,372,000

3.8

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

177,807,672

198,392,400

11.6

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

47,547,000

46,533,000

-2.1

Amount

$144.903

Billion

$142.085

Billion

-1.9

Average refund

$3,048

$3,053

0.2

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

43,228,000

42,551,000

-1.6

Amount

$136.571

Billion

$134.649

Billion

-1.4

Average refund

$3,159

$3,164

0.2