Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 8, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/9/2018 and 3/8/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  69,484,000 67,721,000 -2.5
Total Returns Processed   67,183,000 65,314,000 -2.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              65,270,000 64,299,000 -1.5
Tax Professionals  33,495,000 31,942,000 -4.6
Self-prepared   31,775,000 32,357,000 1.8

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  267,117,000 298,601,000 11.8
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  55,327,000 53,487,000 -3.3
Amount  $166.186  Billion  $160.874  Billion  -3.2
Average refund  $3,004 $3,008 0.1
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  49,357,000 49,320,000 -0.1
Amount  $154.346  Billion  $153.259  Billion  -0.7
Average refund  $3,127 $3,107 -0.6