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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
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Apply for an ITIN
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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 16, 2012

 

2012 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative through the weeks ending  3/18/11 and 3/16/12

Individual Income Tax Returns

2011

2012

% Change

Total Receipts

74,361,000

77,567,000

  4.3%

Total Processed

73,342,000

75,284,000

  2.6%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL

64,628,000

68,894,000

6.6%

Tax Professionals

40,078,000

41,516,000

3.6%

Self-prepared

24,550,000

27,378,000

11.5%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

138,980,918

180,611,083

30%

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

64,672,000

65,073,000

  0.6%

Amount

$193.055

Billion

$188.616

Billion

-2.3%

Average refund

$2,985

$2,899

  -2.9%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

53,736,000

55,557,000

  3.4%

Amount

$170.011

Billion

$169.751

Billion

-0.2%

Average refund

$3,164

$3,055

-3.4%