Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 12, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/13/2016 and 05/12/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

140,258,000

139,586,000

-0.5

Total Returns Processed

134,438,000

134,127,000

-0.2

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

123,737,000

123,634,000

-0.1

Tax Professionals

71,740,000

71,463,000

-0.4

Self-prepared

51,997,000

52,171,000

0.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

348,401,089

336,315,094

-3.5

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

102,424,000

102,863,000

0.4

Amount

$279.857

Billion

$284.862

Billion

1.8

Average refund

$2,732

$2,769

1.4

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

84,273,000

85,067,000

0.9

Amount

$244.843

Billion

$250.081

Billion

2.1

Average refund

$2,905

$2,940

1.2