Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 1, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/02/2018 and 3/01/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  61,150,000 59,223,000 -3.2
Total Returns Processed   59,048,000 56,875,000 -3.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              57,794,000 56,494,000 -2.2
Tax Professionals  28,688,000 27,017,000 -5.8
Self-prepared   29,106,000 29,477,000 1.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  242,891,000 272,602,000 12.2
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  48,452,000 46,416,000 -4.2
Amount  $147.577  Billion  $142.395  Billion  -3.5
Average refund  $3,046 $3,068 0.7
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  43,549,000 43,241,000 -0.7
Amount  $137.722  Billion  $136.601  Billion  -0.8
Average refund  $3,162 $3,159 -0.1