Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 15, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/16/2018 and 3/15/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  77,795,000 75,881,000 -2.5
Total Returns Processed   75,307,000 73,528,000 -2.4

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              72,732,000 71,815,000 -1.3
Tax Professionals  38,245,000 36,868,000 -3.6
Self-prepared   34,487,000 34,947,000 1.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  288,340,000 320,712,000 11.2
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  61,739,000 59,916,000 -3.0
Amount  $182.772  Billion  $177.191  Billion  -3.1
Average refund  $2,960 $2,957 -0.1
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  54,602,000 54,683,000 0.1
Amount  $168.801  Billion  $167.631 Billion  -0.7
Average refund  $3,091 $3,065 -0.8