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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Dec. 30, 2016



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 12/25/2015 and 12/30/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

150,991,000

152,544,000

1.0

Total Returns Processed

150,727,000

152,250,000

1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

128,784,000

131,851,000

2.4

Tax Professionals

78,406,000

78,736,000

0.4

Self-prepared

50,378,000

53,115,000

5.4

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

490,314,213

507,723,789

3.6

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

 109,426,000

111,069,000

1.5

Amount

$306.016

Billion

$317.615

Billion

3.8

Average refund

$2,797

$2,860

2.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

 86,228,000

88,416,000

2.5

Amount

$254.944

Billion

$264.822

Billion

3.9

Average refund

$2,957

$2,995

1.3

 

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