For Media

Welcome to the N. C. Department of Revenue's press office. Journalists and media representatives can find the latest information, statistics and news related to filing and paying taxes in North Carolina.

If you are a journalist or media professional requesting information, please contact:

Trevor Johnson, Public Information Officer
919.814.1010 / trevor.johnson@dornc.com

General Facts/Figures

2016-2017 Fiscal Year

Number of Departmental Employees
1475.25
Department of Revenue Certified Budget $140.2 million

2015-2016 Fiscal Year

Gross Collections $29.3 billion
Average Daily Deposit $116.3 million
Pieces of Mail (Incoming) 5,219,418
Pieces of Mail (Outgoing) 9,083,964
Tax Returns Processed 11,823,470
Tax Payments Processed 9,797,229
Refunds (All Tax Schedules) $2.1 billion
Number of Refunds (All Tax Schedules) 2,407,960
Refunds (Individual Income) $989.7 million
Number of Refunds (Individual Income) 2,308,133
Refunds (Individual Income) Direct Deposited $551.9 million
Number of Refunds (Individual Income) Direct Deposited 1,453,984
Distributions and Transfers to Local Governments and State Agencies $3.9 billion

Electronic Filing

Number of Individual Income Tax Refund Returns Filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2015-2016 2,088,513
Number of Non-Refund Individual Income Tax Returns Filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2015-2016 1,866,784
Number of Non-Individual Income Returns filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2015-2016 1,981,575
Gross EFT Collections for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 $23.7 billion

Get financial reports from the Office of the State Controller.