Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Oct. 21, 2016

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2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 10/22/2015 and 10/21/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

149,821,000

151,187,000

0.9

Total Returns Processed

149,048,000

150,570,000

1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

128,606,000

131,628,000

2.4

Tax Professionals

78,234,000

78,521,000

0.4

Self-prepared

50,372,000

53,107,000

5.4

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

446,316,318

462,252,942

3.6

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

108,465,000

109,959,000

1.4

Amount

$296.002

Billion

$305.339

Billion

3.2

Average refund

$2,729

$2,777

1.8

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

85,904,000

88,006,000

2.5

Amount

$251.289

Billion

$259.877

Billion

3.4

Average refund

$2,925

$2,953

1.0