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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 24, 2017

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/25/2016 and 03/24/2017

 

 

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

89,412,000

85,251,000

-4.7

Total Returns Processed

86,914,000

82,966,000

-4.5

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:  

 

 

 

TOTAL           

82,787,000

79,125,000

-4.4

Tax Professionals

46,100,000

43,395,000

-5.9

Self-prepared

36,687,000

35,730,000

-2.6

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

261,025,110

246,382,030

-5.6

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

70,786,000

68,348,000

-3.4

Amount

$202.873

Billion

$197.983

Billion

-2.4

Average refund

$2,866

$2,897

1.1

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

61,844,000

60,194,000

-2.7

Amount

$186.550

Billion

$183.210

Billion

-1.8

Average refund

$3,016

$3,044

0.9

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 29-Mar-2017