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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 /

General Facts/Figures

2015-2016 Fiscal Year

Number of Departmental Employees
Department of Revenue Certified Budget $136.2 million

2014-2015 Fiscal Year

Gross Collections $28.1 billion
Average Daily Deposit $111.8 million
Pieces of Mail (Incoming) 5,090,535
Pieces of Mail (Outgoing) 9,219,001
Tax Returns Processed 11,154,706
Tax Payments Processed 9,119,449
Refunds (All Tax Schedules) $2.0 billion
Number of Refunds (All Tax Schedules) 2,402,609
Refunds (Individual Income) $1.0 billion
Number of Refunds (Individual Income) 2,311,764
Refunds (Individual Income) Direct Deposited $542.8 million
Number of Refunds (Individual Income) Direct Deposited 1,412,624
Distributions and Transfers to Local Governments and State Agencies $3.7 billion

Electronic Filing

Number of Individual Income Tax Refund Returns Filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 2,036,435
Number of Non-Refund Individual Income Tax Returns Filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 1,843,675
Number of Non-Individual Income Returns filed Electronically in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 1,798,462
Gross EFT Collections for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 $22.6 billion

Get financial reports from the Office of the State Controller.