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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 4, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 5/5//2017 and 5/4/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received 138,945,000 140,895,000 1.4
Total Returns Processed 132,509,000 134,268,000 1.3
       

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL 123,239,000 125,637,000 1.9
Tax Professionals 71,154,000 71,788,000 0.9
Self-prepared 52,085,000 53,849,000 3.4
       

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov 329,420,774 410,052,258 24.5
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number 101,641,000 101,372,000 -0.3
Amount $281.661 Billion $281.514 Billion -0.1
Average refund $2,771 $2,777 0.2
       

Direct Deposit Refunds:

     
Number 84,424,000 84,632,000 0.2
Amount $248.195 Billion $248.627 Billion 0.2
Average refund $2,940 $2,938 -0.1