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Thursday, November 11, 2010

2010 Tax Filing Season Statistics

IRS Logo The IRS yesterday released final 2010 tax season statistics (IR-2010-112):

 Year

Total Filed

e-Filed

% e-filed

2001

130,965,000

40,244,000

30.73%

2002

131,728,000

46,892,000

35.60%

2003

131,557,000

52,944,000

40.24%

2004

132,200,000

61,507,000

46.53%

2005

133,933,000

68,476,000

51.13%

2006

136,071,000

73,255,000

53.84%

2007

140,188,000

79,979,000

57.05%

2008

153,650,000

89,853,000

58.48%

2009

141,376,000

94,980,000

67.18%

2010

141,536,000

98,740,000

69.76%

 

2010 FILING SEASON STATISTICS

Cumulative through the weeks ending 11/06/09 and 11/05/10

 

Individual Returns

2009

   2010

% Change

Total Receipts

143,529,000

  141,536,000

 -1.4%

Total Processed

143,079,000

  141,536,000

 -1.4%

 

 

 

 

E-filing Receipts:

 

 

 

TOTAL

95,478,000

   98,740,000

  3.4%

Tax Professionals

63,285,000

   63,893,000

  1.0%

Self-prepared

32,193,000

   34,847,000

  8.2%

 

 

 

 

Web Usage:

 

 

 

Visits to IRS.gov

275,308,302

  281,765,152

  2.3%

 

 

 

 

Total Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

111,163,000

  108,923,000

 -2.0%

Amount

$315.290b

 

  $326.125b

 

  3.4%

Average refund

$2,836

  $2,994

  5.6%

 

 

 

 

Direct Deposit Refunds:

 

 

 

Number

72,982,000

   74,460,000

  2.0%

Amount

$220.250b

 

  $237.444b

 

  7.8%

Average refund

$3,018

  $3,189

  5.7%

 

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Comments

Indeed a trend is set.

e-Filing is on the rise, soon to be the only option.

Thank You for sharing.

Posted by: Daniel Stoica | Nov 13, 2010 2:25:05 PM