Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending October 19, 2018

2018 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 10/20/2017 and 10/19/2018

Individual Income Tax Returns:   

2017

2018

% Change

Total Returns Received  150,838,000 153,383,000 1.7
Total Returns Processed   150,177,000 152,827,000  1.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

     
TOTAL              131,948,000 135,154,000  2.4
Tax Professionals  78,567,000  79,990,000 1.8
Self-prepared   53,381,000 55,164,000  3.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

     
Visits to IRS.gov  451,232,430  559,157,514 24
       

Total Refunds:

     
Number  110,800,000 110,806,000 0.0
Amount  $311.999 Billion  $312.973 Billion  0.3
Average refund  $2,816 $2,825  0.3
       

Direct Deposit Refunds: 

     
Number  89,099,000 89,537,000  0.5
Amount  $266.202 Billion  $267.799 Billion  0.6
Average refund  $2,988  $2,991  0.1