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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 28, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 04/29/2016 and 04/28/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

138,827,000

137,496,000

-1.0

Total Returns Processed

131,245,000

130,800,000

-0.3

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

123,023,000

122,782,000

-0.2

Tax Professionals

71,193,000

70,815,000

-0.5

Self-prepared

51,830,000

51,967,000

0.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

334,395,994

321,661,687

-3.8

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

99,899,000

100,124,000

0.2

Amount

$272.028

Billion

$276.786

Billion

1.8

Average refund

$2,723

$2,764

1.5

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

82,977,000

83,600,000

0.8

Amount

$240.173

Billion

$245.271

Billion

2.1

Average refund

$2,894

$2,934

1.4

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 04-May-2017