Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending February 22, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 2/23/2018 and 2/22/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  51,740,000 49,923,000 -3.5
Total Returns Processed   49,992,000 47,700,000 -4.6

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              49,192,000 47,866,000 -2.7
Tax Professionals  23,438,000 21,869,000 -6.7
Self-prepared   25,754,000 25,997,000 0.9

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  213,117,000 232,545,000 9.1
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  40,504,000 38,566,000 -4.8
Amount  $125.671  Billion  $121.203  Billion  -3.6
Average refund  $3,103 $3,143 1.3
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  37,731,000 36,329,000 -3.7
Amount  $120.689  Billion  $117.189  Billion  -2.9
Average refund  $3,199 $3,226 0.8