Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending September 1, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 09/02/2016 and 09/01/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

145,734,000

145,329,000

-0.3

Total Returns Processed

145,413,000

145,070,000

-0.2

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

127,074,000

127,277,000

0.2

Tax Professionals

74,523,000

74,512,000

0.0

Self-prepared

52,551,000

52,765,000

0.4

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

429,038,682

417,407,116

-2.7

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

108,038,000

108,761,000

0.7

Amount

$297.070

Billion

$302.529

Billion

1.8

Average refund

$2,750

$2,782

1.2

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

86,991,000

88,052,000

1.2

Amount

$255.004

Billion

$260.744

Billion

2.3

Average refund

$2,931

$2,961

1.0