Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 5, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

 

Cumulative Statistics comparing 05/06/2016 and 05/05/2017
Individual Income Tax Returns: 2016 2017 % Change
Total Returns Received 139.620,000 138,945,000 -0.5
Total Returns Processed 132,748,000 132,446,000 -0.2
       
E-filing Receipts:      
TOTAL 123,401,000 123,239,000 -0.1
Tax Professionals 71,476,000 71,154,000 -0.5
Self-prepared 51,925,000 52,085,000 0.3
       
Web Usage:      
Visits to IRS.gov 341,781,659 329,420,774 -3.6
       
Total Refunds:      
Number 101,244,000 101,641,00 0.4
Amount $276.525 Billion $281.661 Billion 1.9
Average refund $2,731 $2,771 1.5
       
Direct Deposit Refunds:      
Number 83,669,000 84,424,000 0.9
Amount $242.820 Billion $248.195 Billion 2.2
Average refund $2,902 $2,940 1.3