Record Number of Illinoisans File Taxes Online
Springfield, Ill. – Officials at the Illinois Revenue Department say 200-thousand Illinoisans filed their tax returns online this year.
That's 67% more than last year's then-record number of e-filers.
The state says online filing gets people their tax returns quicker, and saves the state $1 in paperwork costs for each electronic return.
In all, online filings represented about 37% of all of the 5.7 million returns filed in Illinois.