Tax Returns

NRF has been conducting its annual Tax Returns Survey since 2007 to gauge consumer spending and saving behavior related to U.S. income tax returns. The 2022 annual tax return survey conducted by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics found that 59% of consumers expect a refund this year.

 

About the survey: The 2022 survey of 7,929 U.S. adults 18 and older was conducted February 1-8 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.1 percentage points.

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computer screen showing 1040 tax form
 

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