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2021 US Tax Tracker #3: $211 Billion Refunded, Down Versus Last Year

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Each year, the IRS reports tax return filings and refunds on a weekly basis until the extended deadline of May 17 this year. In this report, we look at what has happened in the 2021 tax filing season so far, as of April 16, 2021.

This report covers the following:

  • Number of returns filed and processed, and total and average refunds returned, as of April 16, 2021
  • A comparison of 2021 tax filing season so far (up to day 64) to the comparative period in 2020 (up to day 82)
  • Total annual refunds disbursed, 2016–2021YTD

Click here to read our previous report in the US Tax Tracker series.

Click here to read our wrap-up report on the 2020 tax filing season.

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