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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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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 18, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/20/2015 and 03/18/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

82,289,000

81,960,000

-0.4

Total Returns Processed

80,439,000

79,631,000

-1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

76,022,000

76,212,000

0.2

Tax Professionals

42,711,000

41,558,000

-2.7

Self-prepared

33,311,000

34,654,000

4.0

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

227,702,714

248,529,678

9.1

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

66,108,000

65,441,000

-1.0

Amount

$191.233

Billion

$189.896

Billion

-0.7

Average refund

$2,893

$2,902

0.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

57,944,000

57,758,000

-0.3

Amount

$176.058

Billion

$175.850

Billion

-0.1

Average refund

$3,038

$3,045

0.2