Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 9, 2018

2018 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative statistics comparing 3/10/2017 and 3/9/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 69,403,000 69,484,000 0.1
Total Returns Processed 67,302,000 67,183,000 -0.2
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 64,953,000 65,270,000 0.5
Tax Professionals 34,093,000 33,495,000 -1.8
Self-prepared 30,860,000 31,775,000 3.0
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 214,973,517 267,116,810 24.3
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 56,220,000 55,327,000 -1.6
Amount $167.146 Billion $166.186 Billion -0.6
Average refund $2,973 $3,004 1.0
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 50,499,000 49,357,000 -2.26
Amount $156.810 Billion $154.346 Billion -1.6
Average refund $3,105 $3,127 0.7