Fall 2012 Statistics of Income Bulletin Now Available


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IR-2012-97, Nov. 21, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that the fall 2012 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin is available. This issue features individual income tax return data for Tax Year 2010. 

Nearly 143 million individual income tax returns were filed for Tax Year 2010, an increase of 1.7 percent from 140.5 million returns filed for 2009.  The adjusted gross income (AGI) reported on these returns totaled $8.1 trillion, a 6.1-percent increase from the previous year.

The Statistics of Income (SOI) Division produces the SOI Bulletin on a quarterly basis.  Articles included in the publication provide the most recent data available from various tax and information returns filed by U.S. taxpayers. This issue of the SOI Bulletin also includes articles on the following topics:

  • Partnership Returns, 2010. For 2010, the number of partnerships increased 2.5 percent, from the previous year.  The number of partners increased by 6.1 percent, from the previous year, and this number has grown 9 out of the last 10 years.  Nearly half of all partnerships and more than a third of all partners were classified in the real estate and rental and leasing sector.
  • Nonprofit Charitable Organizations, 2009.  For 2009, nonprofit charitable organizations (excluding private foundations) tax exempt under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 501(c)(3) reported $2.7 trillion in total assets and $1.5 trillion in revenue.
  • Transactions Between Large Foreign-Owned Domestic Corporations and Related Foreign Persons, 2008.  The total value of nonloan transactions between large foreign-owned domestic corporations and related foreign parties totaled $1.187 trillion, a 36-percent decrease from the record high of $1.86 trillion in 2006.

The Statistics of Income Bulletin is available for download at IRS.gov/taxstats. Printed copies of the Statistics of Income Bulletin are available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. The annual subscription rate is $67 ($93.80 foreign), single issues cost $44 ($61.60 foreign).

For more information about these data, write to the Director, Statistics of Income (SOI) Division, RAS:S, Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 2608, Washington, DC 20013-2608.

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