That level of e-filing accounted for almost 83
percent of total 2013 returns filed, the IRS said in a
For the year through November 22, the number of individual tax
filings to the IRS was 147.7 million, down 0.1 percent from a
year earlier, the IRS said.
It is the first year-over-year decline since 2010, an IRS
The IRS has distributed 109.3 million tax refunds to individuals
this year, down 0.9 percent from last year.
The IRS said 91 percent of all individual tax filings were
prepared using tax preparation software.
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