Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 30, 2018

2018 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/31/2017 and 3/30/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 93,675,000 94,139,000 0.5
Total Returns Processed 91,297,000 91,593,000 0.3
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 86,595,000 87,328,000 0.8
Tax Professionals 48,646,000 48,374,000 -0.6
Self-prepared 37,949,000 38,954,000 2.6
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 261,081,385 324,354,896 24.2
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 74,196,000 73,396,000 -1.1
Amount $213.568 Billion $212.319 Billion -0.6
Average refund $2,878 $2,893 0.5
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 64,694,000 63,847,000 -1.3
Amount $196.080 Billion $193.851 Billion -1.1
Average refund $3,031 $3,036 0.2