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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 13, 2016



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/15/2015 and 05/13/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

138,209,000

140,258,000

1.5

Total Returns Processed

133,403,000

134,438,000

0.8

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

120,612,000

123,737,000

2.6

Tax Professionals

71,417,000

71,740,000

0.5

Self-prepared

49,195,000

51,997,000

5.7

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

333,065,910

348,863,712

4.7

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

101,407,000

102,424,000

1.0

Amount

$273.548

Billion

$279.857

Billion

2.3

Average refund

$2,698

$2,732

1.3

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

82,531,000

84,273,000

2.1

Amount

$238.298

Billion

$244.843

Billion

2.7

Average refund

$2,887

$2,905

0.6

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 19-May-2016