Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 2, 2018

2018 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/3/2017 and 3/2/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 61,063,000 61,150,000 0.1
Total Returns Processed 59,081,000 59,048,000 -0.1
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 57,435,000 57,794,000 0.6
Tax Professionals 29,293,000 28,688,000 -2.1
Self-prepared 28,142,000 29,106,000 3.4
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 196,533,468 242,890,549 23.6
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 49,352,000 48,452,000 -1.8
Amount $148.832 Billion $147.577 Billion -0.8
Average refund $3,016 $3,046 1.0
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 44,822,000 43,549,000 -2.8
Amount $140.661 Billion $137.722 Billion -2.1
Average refund $3,138 $3,162 0.8