Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 3, 2019

2019 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 5/04/2018 and 5/03/2019

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2018

2019

% Change

Total Returns Received  140,895,000 141,001,000 0.1
Total Returns Processed   134,268,000 134,744,000 0.4

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              125,637,000 127,513,000 1.5
Tax Professionals  71,788,000 71,392,000 -0.6
Self-prepared   53,849,000 56,121,000 4.2

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  410,052,000 444,213,000 8.3
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  101,372,000 100,430,000 -0.9
Amount  $281.514 Billion  $274.327 Billion -2.6
Average refund  $2,777 $2,732 -1.6
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  84,632,000 86,320,000 2.0
Amount  $248.627 Billion  $247.621 Billion  -0.4
Average refund  $2,938 $2,869 -2.4