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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 6, 2016



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/08/2015 and 05/06/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

137,312,000

139,620,000

1.7

Total Returns Processed

131,852,000

132,748,000

0.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

120,253,000

123,401,000

2.6

Tax Professionals

71,135,000

71,476,000

0.5

Self-prepared

49,118,000

51,925,000

5.7

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

326,306,561

342,249,927

4.9

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

100,320,000

101,244,000

0.9

Amount

$270.989

Billion

$276.525

Billion

2.0

Average refund

$2,701

$2,731

1.1

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

82,029,000

83,669,000

2.0

Amount

$236.888

Billion

$242.820

Billion

2.5

Average refund

$2,888

$2,902

0.5