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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Feb. 19, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 02/20/2015 and 02/19/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

49,652,000

49,020,000

-1.3

Total Returns Processed

48,295,000

47,420,000

-1.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

47,157,000

46,758,000

-0.8

Tax Professionals

23,725,000

22,588,000

-4.8

Self-prepared

23,432,000

24,170,000

3.1

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

155,780,478

175,958,748

13.0

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

39,964,000

38,550,000

-3.5

Amount

$124.670

Billion

$120.574

Billion

-3.3

Average refund

$3,120

$3,128

0.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

36,817,000

35,720,000

-3.0

Amount

$118.496

Billion

$115.226

Billion

-7.8

Average refund

$3,219

$3,226

0.2



 

 

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