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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Feb. 5, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 02/06/2015 and 02/05/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

27,517,000

26,670,000

-3.1

Total Returns Processed

27,084,000

26,133,000

-3.5

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts: [1]

 

 

 

TOTAL           

26,472,000

25,656,000

-3.1

Tax Professionals

12,135,000

11,010,000

-9.3

Self-prepared

14,337,000

14,646,000

2.2

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

97,768,901

110,936,138

13.5

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

19,651,000

17,321,000

-11.9

Amount

$66.139

Billion

$58.631

Billion

-11.4

Average refund

$3,366

$3,385

0.6

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

18,647,000

16,533,000

-11.3

Amount

$63.980

Billion

$57.046

Billion

-10.8

Average refund

$3,431

$3,450

0.6