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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 1, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/03/2015 and 04/01/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

99,056,000

97,631,000

-1.4

Total Returns Processed

96,992,000

94,988,000

-2.1

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

90,608,000

89,973,000

-0.7

Tax Professionals

52,963,000

51,014,000

-3.7

Self-prepared

37,645,000

38,959,000

3.5

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

258,535,303

276,352,228

6.9

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

77,200,000

76,040,000

-1.5

Amount

$217.351

Billion

$215.350

Billion

-0.9

Average refund

$2,815

$2,832

0.6

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

66,179,000

65,780,000

-0.6

Amount

$197.125

Billion

$196.633

Billion

-0.2

Average refund

$2,979

$2,989

0.4

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 07-Apr-2016