Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 22, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/23/2018 and 3/22/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  85,689,000 84,075,000 -1.9
Total Returns Processed   83,286,000 81,562,000 -2.1

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              79,780,000 79,236,000 -0.7
Tax Professionals  43,094,000 41,911,000 -2.7
Self-prepared   36,686,000 37,325,000 1.7

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  307,121,000 339,939,000 10.7
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  67,599,000 65,836,000 -2.6
Amount  $197.698  Billion  $191.894  Billion  -2.9
Average refund  $2,925 $2,915 -0.3
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  59,313,000 59,521,000 0.4
Amount  $181.600  Billion  $180.352 Billion  -0.7
Average refund  $3,062 $3,030 -1.0