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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending April 29, 2016



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/01/2015 and 04/29/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

136,191,000

138,827,000

1.9

Total Returns Processed

130,145,000

131,245,000

0.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

119,865,000

123,023,000

2.6

Tax Professionals

70,835,000

71,193,000

0.5

Self-prepared

49,030,000

51,830,000

5.7

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

319,222,061

335,024,920

5.0

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

99,020,000

99,899,000

0.9

Amount

$267.613

Billion

$272.028

Billion

1.6

Average refund

$2,703

$2,723

0.8

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

81,425,000

82,977,000

1.9

Amount

$235.034

Billion

$240.173

Billion

2.2

Average refund

$2,887

$2,894

0.3

 

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