What is the Most Searched Query Driving Traffic to the IRS Website?

While yesterday was the deadline for U.S. taxpayers to file federal and state income tax returns, they’re already wondering when the IRS will show them every penny of their tax refunds, according to our data.


A review of the Top 10 most-searched for words on Google sending web traffic to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS.gov) during the first three months of 2015 shows that more than nearly 17% of taxpayers in America want their refunds, and they want them now. The federal agency should be happy that people are getting answers to their refund questions on the IRS website.

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With approximately 149.5 million visits to the IRS’s website from January through March, this means that at least 25 million of them were from people anticipating or hoping for a refund. Could this be you?

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