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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 25, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/27/2015 and 03/25/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

90,255,000

89,412,000

-0.9

Total Returns Processed

88,298,000

86,914,000

-1.6

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

82,905,000

82,787,000

-0.1

Tax Professionals

47,565,000

46,100,000

-3.1

Self-prepared

35,340,000

36,687,000

3.8

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

243,272,673

262,297,574

7.8

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

71,685,000

70,786,000

-1.3

Amount

$204.504

Billion

$202.873

Billion

-0.8

Average refund

$2,853

$2,866

0.5

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

62,129,000

61,844,000

-0.5

Amount

$186.868

Billion

$186.550

Billion

-0.2

Average refund

$3,008

$3,016

0.3

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 31-Mar-2016