Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Nov. 20, 2015

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2015 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 11/21/14 and 11/20/15

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2014

2015

% Change

Total Returns Received

149,215,000

150,497,000

0.9

Total Returns Processed

148,954,000

150,102,000

0.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts: 1]

 

 

 

TOTAL           

125,821,000

128,784,000

2.4

Tax Professionals

77,875,000

78,406,000

0.7

Self-prepared

47,946,000

50,378,000

5.1

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

419,828,804

464,880,260

10.7

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

109,264,000

109,171,000

-0.1

 

Amount

$304.037

Billion

$304.001

Billion

0

Average refund

$2,783

$2,785

0.1

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

83,915,000

86,145,000

2.7

Amount

$244.623

Billion

$254.275

Billion

3.9

Average refund

$2,915

$2,952

1.3

 

[1] The e-file shutdown/cutover for processing year 2015 was Sat., Nov. 21. This report uses the e-file totals as of the shutdown/cutover to provide the complete e-file results for 2015.