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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

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 4, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/06/2015 and 03/04/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

66,700,000

66,733,000

0.1

Total Returns Processed

64,900,000

64,441,000

-0.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

62,342,000

62,636,000

0.5

Tax Professionals

33,419,000

32,600,000

-2.5

Self-prepared

28,923,000

30,036,000

3.9

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

196,652,187

216,960,421

10.3

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

54,258,000

53,508,000

-1.4

Amount

$162.106

Billion

$160.171

Billion

-1.2

Average refund

$2,988

$2,993

0.2

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

48,699,000

48,309,000

-0.8

Amount

$151.554

Billion

$150.565

Billion

-0.7

Average refund

$3,112

$3,117

0.2