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2014 Tax Stats Card


Summary of Collections Before Refunds by Type of Return, FY 2013 [1]

Type of Return

Number of Returns

Gross Collections
(Millions of $)

Individual income tax

145,996,474

1,539,658

Corporation income tax

2,247,747 [2]

311,994

Employment taxes

29,957,757

897,847

Excise taxes

908,608

61,034

Gift tax

313,331

5,778

Estate tax

32,288

14,052


Selected Information from Returns Filed


Corporate Returns (TY 2011) [3]
 

 Number filing with assets $250M or more

 14,900

 Percent of total corporate net income for firms with assets $250M or more

72.8%

 


S Corporation Returns (TY 2011) [3]
 

 Number of returns

 4,158,572

 


Partnership Returns  (TY 2012) [3]
 

 Number of returns

3,386,031

 


Individual Returns

Top 1-percent Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) break (TY 2012) [3]

 $434,682

Top 10-percent AGI break (TY 2012) [3]

  $125,195

Median AGI (TY 2012) [3] 

$36,055

 

Percent that claim standard deductions (TY 2012) [3]

  67.1%

Percent that claim itemized deductions (TY 2012) [3]

  31.5%

Percent e-filed (TY 2013) thru 4/24/2014 [4]  

91.3%

Percent using paid preparers (TY 2012) [3]

  56.3%

 

Number of returns with AGI $1M or more (TY 2012) [4] 

392,270

State with the highest number-California (TY 2012)

58,490

State with the least number- Vermont (TY 2012)  

470

 

Number of individual refunds (TY 2012) (millions) [3] 

  111.9

Individual refund amount (TY 2012) (billions of $) [3]

  $314.0

Average individual refund amount (TY 2012)

  $2,807

 

Earned Income Tax Credit (TY 2012) [3]:

Number of returns with credit (millions)  

27.8

Amount claimed (billions of $)

  $64.1

 

Nonprofit Organizations  (TY 2010) [3,5]

Number of returns (Forms 990 & 990-PF filers)  

362,910

Assets controlled by nonprofits (billions of $)  

$3.5

 

Taxpayer Assistance  (FY 2013) [1]

Number assisted by writing, calling, or by walk-in

90,677,760

 

 



Sources and footnotes:

[FY] Fiscal Year 
[TY] Tax Year
[1] Source: IRS Data Book, publication 55B
[2] Excludes S Corporations.
[3] Source—SOI data.
[4] Source— IRS Masterfile System
[5] Organizations tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3)
 

Revised: September 2014


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 23-Sep-2014