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Individual Tax Return
Itemized Deductions
Application for Automatic Extension of Time
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification

 

Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending February 9, 2018

2018 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 2/10/2017 and 2/09/2018 

Calendar year-to-year comparisons are difficult at this early point in the season as six additional days of tax return processing are included in the 2017 totals. However, when comparing the same number of days of filing, IRS is seeing an increase in returns received and accepted over 2017.

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 32,089,000 30,881,000  -3.8
Total Returns Processed 31,422,000 30,016,000 -4.5
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL             30,827,000 29,724,000 -3.6
Tax Professionals 13,518,000  12,575,000 -7.0
Self-prepared 17,309,000 17,149,000 -0.9
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 98,635,810 114,217,997 15.8
       

Total Refunds:    

     
Number 14,059,000 13,517,000 -3.9
Amount $28.929 Billion $28.863 Billion  -0.2
Average refund $2,058 $2,135 3.7
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 13,039,000 12,685,000 -2.7
Amount $27.777 Billion $27.875 Billion 0.4
Average refund $2,130 $2,198 3.2