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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 18, 2016

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/20/2015 and 03/18/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

82,289,000

81,960,000

-0.4

Total Returns Processed

80,439,000

79,631,000

-1.0

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

76,022,000

76,212,000

0.2

Tax Professionals

42,711,000

41,558,000

-2.7

Self-prepared

33,311,000

34,654,000

4.0

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

227,702,714

248,529,678

9.1

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

66,108,000

65,441,000

-1.0

Amount

$191.233

Billion

$189.896

Billion

-0.7

Average refund

$2,893

$2,902

0.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

57,944,000

57,758,000

-0.3

Amount

$176.058

Billion

$175.850

Billion

-0.1

Average refund

$3,038

$3,045

0.2

 

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