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State of California Franchise Tax Board

2011 Filing Season Statistics

Cumulative amounts through the month ending April 30, 2010 and April 30, 20111

Individual Income Tax Returns

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Total returns received 12,605,000 13,134,000 +4.2%
Paper returns received 2,418,000 2,012,000 -16.8%
e-file returns received 10,187,500 11,122,500 +9.2%

Individual e-file returns received2(detail)

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Tax professionals 7,756,000 8,347,000 +7.6%
Self-prepared / commercial software 2,145,000 2,445,000 +14.0%
CalFile 232,000 252,000 +8.5%
ReadyReturn 54,500 77,500 +42.2%

Individual Income Tax Refunds

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Total 7,454,000 8,473,000 +13.7%
Amount $5,224,303,000 $7,038,124,000 +34.7%
Average $701 $831 +18.5%

Direct deposit2 (detail)

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Total 4,183,000 5,140,000 +22.9%
Amount $3,331,840,000 $4,767,232,000 +43.1%
Average $796 $927 +16.4%

Business Entity Tax Returns

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Total returns received 681,700 757,800 +11.2%
Paper returns received 447,900 454,000 +1.4%
e-file returns received 233,800 295,500 +26.4%

Business Entity e-file returns received (detail)

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Total 233,800 295,500 +26%
Form 100 34,700 43,100 +24%
Form 100S 105,600 133,500 +26%
Form 565 41,300 50,400 +22%
Form 568 52,200 68,500 +31%

Website visits

  2010 2011 Percent Change
Visits to ftb.ca.gov 5,879,000 6,649,000 +13%

1 Totals Rounded.
2 e-file and Direct Deposit totals are included in Return and Refund totals.

 

 

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