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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending Feb. 5, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 02/06/2015 and 02/05/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

27,517,000

26,670,000

-3.1

Total Returns Processed

27,084,000

26,133,000

-3.5

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts: [1]

 

 

 

TOTAL           

26,472,000

25,656,000

-3.1

Tax Professionals

12,135,000

11,010,000

-9.3

Self-prepared

14,337,000

14,646,000

2.2

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

97,768,901

110,936,138

13.5

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

19,651,000

17,321,000

-11.9

Amount

$66.139

Billion

$58.631

Billion

-11.4

Average refund

$3,366

$3,385

0.6

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

18,647,000

16,533,000

-11.3

Amount

$63.980

Billion

$57.046

Billion

-10.8

Average refund

$3,431

$3,450

0.6

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Feb-2016