SOI Tax Stats - IRS Data Book


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Data Book is published annually by the IRS and contains statistical tables and organizational information on a fiscal year basis. The report provides data on collecting the revenue, issuing refunds, enforcing the law, assisting the taxpayer, and the budget and workforce.

You can view selected summary graphs, key statistics, and descriptions of the tables and the IRS functions they cover. To download data tables on IRS and taxpayer statistics, visit the relevant section page listed on the left-side navigation column.

Graphic shows gross collections by type of tax for fiscal years 2013 through 2022. Total gross collections were relatively steady from 2013 through 2020, then increased sharply in fiscal years 2021 and 2022. In fiscal year 2022, gross collections increased in all categories: business income, individual income, employment, estate and gift, and excise taxes.

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Highlights of this year's Data Book

  • During Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, the IRS collected more than $4.9 trillion in gross taxes, processed more than 262.8 million tax returns and other forms, and issued more than $641.7 billion in tax refunds.
  • In FY 2022, nearly 58.2 million taxpayers were assisted by calling or visiting an IRS office.
  • received nearly 1.1 billion visits and taxpayers downloaded almost 453.9 million files.
  • Of the taxpayers who participated in the 2022 Comprehensive Taxpayer Attitude Survey (CTAS), 84 percent said it is not at all acceptable to cheat on their income taxes, and nearly all (93 percent) believe it is a civic duty to pay their fair share of taxes. Additionally, most taxpayers (78 percent) are satisfied with their personal interactions with IRS.

Index of Data Book Tables

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The PDF version of this year's Data BookPDF offers additional graphs in each section for easier understanding of all the hard work the IRS completes to fund the United States Government and enforce the Nation’s tax laws.