Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending February 15, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 2/16/2018 and 2/15/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  41,738,000 39,747,000 -4.8
Total Returns Processed   40,470,000 37,810,000 -6.6

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              39,882,000 38,357,000 -3.8
Tax Professionals  18,126,000 16,583,000 -8.5
Self-prepared   21,756,000 21,774,000 0.1

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  167,163,000 161,706,000 -3.3%
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  31,937,000 23,485,000 -26.5
Amount  $101.212  Billion  $61.993  Billion  -38.8
Average refund  $3,169 $2,640 -16.7
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  30,040,000 22,141,000 -26.3
Amount  $97.819  Billion  $59.846  Billion  -38.8
Average refund  $3,256 $2,703 -17.0