Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending November 23, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 11/24/2017 and 11/23/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received  151,825,000 154,444,000 1.7
Total Returns Processed   151,446,000 154,058,000 1.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              132,319,000 135,459,000 2.4
Tax Professionals  78,924,000  80,286,000 1.7
Self-prepared   53,395,000 55,173,000 3.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  475,315,554  585,026,836 23.1
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  111,709,000 111,911,000 0.2
Amount  $322.599 Billion  $324.426 Billion  0.6
Average refund  $2,888 $2,899 0.4
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  89,402,000 90,067,000 0.7
Amount  $270.250 Billion  $272.980 Billion  1.0
Average refund  $3,023  $3,031 0.3