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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending March 4, 2016

 

2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 03/06/2015 and 03/04/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

66,700,000

66,733,000

0.1

Total Returns Processed

64,900,000

64,441,000

-0.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

62,342,000

62,636,000

0.5

Tax Professionals

33,419,000

32,600,000

-2.5

Self-prepared

28,923,000

30,036,000

3.9

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

196,652,187

216,960,421

10.3

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

54,258,000

53,508,000

-1.4

Amount

$162.106

Billion

$160.171

Billion

-1.2

Average refund

$2,988

$2,993

0.2

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

48,699,000

48,309,000

-0.8

Amount

$151.554

Billion

$150.565

Billion

-0.7

Average refund

$3,112

$3,117

0.2

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-Mar-2016