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Filing Season Statistics for Week Ending May 6, 2016



2016 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative statistics comparing 05/08/2015 and 05/06/2016

Individual Income Tax Returns:

2015

2016

% Change

Total Returns Received

137,312,000

139,620,000

1.7

Total Returns Processed

131,852,000

132,748,000

0.7

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL           

120,253,000

123,401,000

2.6

Tax Professionals

71,135,000

71,476,000

0.5

Self-prepared

49,118,000

51,925,000

5.7

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

326,306,561

342,249,927

4.9

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

100,320,000

101,244,000

0.9

Amount

$270.989

Billion

$276.525

Billion

2.0

Average refund

$2,701

$2,731

1.1

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

82,029,000

83,669,000

2.0

Amount

$236.888

Billion

$242.820

Billion

2.5

Average refund

$2,888

$2,902

0.5

 

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