Information For...

For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

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

Popular For Tax Pros

Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 25, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/27/2015 and 03/25/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

90,255,000

89,412,000

-0.9

Total Returns Processed

88,298,000

86,914,000

-1.6

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

82,905,000

82,787,000

-0.1

Tax Professionals

47,565,000

46,100,000

-3.1

Self-prepared

35,340,000

36,687,000

3.8

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

243,272,673

262,297,574

7.8

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

71,685,000

70,786,000

-1.3

Amount

$204.504

Billion

$202.873

Billion

-0.8

Average refund

$2,853

$2,866

0.5

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

62,129,000

61,844,000

-0.5

Amount

$186.868

Billion

$186.550

Billion

-0.2

Average refund

$3,008

$3,016

0.3