Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending January 31, 2020

 

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2020 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 2/01/2019 and 1/31/2020

Individual Income Tax Returns: 2019 2020 % Change
Total Returns Received 16,035,000 15,777,000 -1.6
Total Returns Processed 13,306,000 12,943,000 -2.7
       
E-filing Receipts:      
TOTAL           15,222,000 15,123,000 -0.7
Tax Professionals 5,440,000 5,236,000 -3.8
Self-prepared 9,782,000 9,887,000 1.1
       
Web Usage:      
Visits to IRS.gov 66,310,000 68,097,000 2.7
       
Total Refunds:      
Number 4,672,000 4,299,000 -8.0
Amount $8.713 Billion $8.036 Billion -7.8
Average refund $1,865 $1,869 0.2
 
Direct Deposit Refunds:      
Number 4,476,000 4,100,000 -8.4
Amount $8.510 Billion $7.852 Billion -7.7
Average refund $1,901 $1,915 0.7