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2015 Tax Stats Card


Summary of Collections Before Refunds by Type of Return, FY 2014 [1]

Type of Return

Number of Returns

Gross Collections
(Millions of $)

Individual income tax 147,444,789 1,614,213
Corporation income tax 2,220,921 [2] 353,141
Employment taxes 30,065,749 976,223
Excise taxes 987,238 71,158
Gift tax 334,641 2,583
Estate tax 34,132 17,572

Selected Information from Returns Filed

 
Corporate Returns (TY 2012) [3]

Number filing with assets $250M or more

15,501

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

73.3%
S Corporation Returns(TY 2012) [3]

Number of returns
 

4,205,452
Partnership Returns (TY 2013) [3]

Number of returns
 

3,460,699
Individual Returns

Top 1-percent Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) break (TY 2013) [3]

$428,713

Top 10-percent AGI break (TY 2013) [3]

$127,695

Median AGI (TY 2013) [3]
 

$36,841

Percent that claim standard deductions (TY 2013) [3]

68.5%

Percent that claim itemized deductions (TY 2013) [3]

30.1%

Percent e-filed (TY 2014) thru 4/30/2015 [4]

92.2%

Percent using paid preparers (TY 2013) [3]
 

55.5%

Number of returns with AGI $1M or more (TY 2013) [4]

347,070

State with the highest number-California (TY 2013)

53,990

State with the least number- Vermont (TY 2013)
 

400

Number of individual refunds (TY 2013) (millions) [3]

112.7

Individual refund amount (TY 2013) (billions of $) [3]

$320.6

Average individual refund amount (TY 2013)
 

$2,843

Earned Income Tax Credit (TY 2013) [3]:

Number of returns with credit (millions)

28.8

Amount claimed (billions of $)
 

$68.1

Nonprofit Organizations (TY 2011) [3,5]

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

367,277

Assets controlled by nonprofits (trillions of $)
 

$3.6
Taxpayer Assistance (FY 2014) [1]

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

69,385,822

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: August 2015


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 11-Aug-2015