Tax Returns Data Center

Historical data on how consumers react to tax season

NRF has surveyed consumers about their plans and expectations for tax season every year for more than a decade. Take a deeper dive into the data and use the interactive charts to explore demographic and historical breakdowns. 

 

About the survey: The 2021 survey of 8,211 U.S. adults 18 and older was conducted February 1-9 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.1 percentage points.

This year’s reactions

This year’s annual tax return survey conducted by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics found that nearly two-thirds (62 percent) of consumers expect a refund.

 
Man fills out his tax return forms
 

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