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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 21, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/22/2016 and 04/21/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

136,528,000

135,638,000

-0.7

Total Returns Processed

129,456,000

128,789,000

-0.5

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

122,546,000

122,164,000

-0.3

Tax Professionals

70,864,000

70,401,000

-0.7

Self-prepared

51,682,000

51,763,000

0.2

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

325,525,568

312,255,666

-4.1

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

97,079,000

97,104,000

0.0

Amount

$263.197

Billion

$268.296

Billion

1.9

Average refund

$2,711

$2,763

1.9

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

81,221,000

81,646,000

0.5

Amount

$234.269

Billion

$239.410

Billion

2.2

Average refund

$2,884

$2,932

1.7

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 28-Apr-2017