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Individual Tax Return
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Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
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Installment Agreement Request

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 31, 2017

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2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/01/2016 and 03/31/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

97,631,000

93,675,000

-4.1

Total Returns Processed

94,988,000

91,267,000

-3.9

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

89,973,000

86,595,000

-3.8

Tax Professionals

51,014,000

48,646,000

-4.6

Self-prepared

38,959,000

37,949,000

-2.6

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

274,877,786

261,081,385

-5.0

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

76,040,000

74,196,000

-2.4

Amount

$215.350

Billion

$213.568

Billion

-0.8

Average refund

$2,832

$2,878

1.6

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

65,780,000

64,694,000

-1.7

Amount

$196.633

Billion

196.080

Billion

-0.3

Average refund

$2,989

$3,031

1.4