Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 11, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 5/12/2017 and 5/11/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 139,586,000 141,531,000 1.4
Total Returns Processed 134,192,000 135,883,000 1.3
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 123,634,000 126,040,000 1.9
Tax Professionals 71,463,000 72,111,000 0.9
Self-prepared 52,171,000 53,929,000 3.4
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 336,315,094 419,003,692 24.6
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 102,863,000 102,582,000 -0.3
Amount $284.862 Billion $284.927 Billion 0.0
Average refund $2,769 $2,778 0.3
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 85,067,000 85,297,000 0.3
Amount $250.081 Billion $250.732 Billion 0.3
Average refund $2,940 $2,940 0.0