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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 5, 2017

2017 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/06/2016 and 05/05/2017

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2016

2017

% Change

Total Returns Received

139,620,000

138,945,000

-0.5

Total Returns Processed

132,748,000

132,446,000

-0.2

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

123,401,000

123,239,000

-0.1

Tax Professionals

71,476,000

71,154,000

-0.5

Self-prepared

51,925,000

52,085,000

0.3

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

341,781,659

329,420,774

-3.6

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

101,244,000

101,641,000

0.4

Amount

$276.525

Billion

$281.661

Billion

1.9

Average refund

$2,731

$2,771

1.5

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

83,669,000

84,424,000

0.9

Amount

$242.820

Billion

$248.195

Billion

2.2

Average refund

$2,902

$2,940

1.3

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-May-2017