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SOI Tax Stats - Special Studies on Information Return Documents

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In addition to the annual studies on Individual Tax Return data, there are also non-recurring studies for which we produce bulletin articles, statistical tables, and papers. Below is an index of these articles:

All tables are available as Microsoft Excel® files. A free Excel viewer is available for download, if needed.

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Data on Salaries and Wages and Business Income, by Gender, Tax Year 2009
This table contains IRS data classified by gender and size of adjusted gross income (AGI). The data presented are for tax year 2009 and cover: (1) AGI reported on all returns; (2) salaries and wages (distinguishing men and women) as reported on Form W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement); and, (3) the aggregate business income (distinguishing men and women) subject to self-employment tax as reported on Schedule SE (Self-Employment Tax). The business income data include net earnings from sole proprietorships as reported on Schedule C (Profit or Loss from Business), net earnings from farm proprietorships as reported on Schedule F (Profit or Loss from Farming), self-employment income of general and/or limited partners of partnerships, and net earnings for ministers and members of religious orders. Also, included is a break-out between joint and non-joint returns.

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Comparing Salaries and Wages of Women Shown on Forms W-2 to Those of Men, 1969–1999
Article by Ellen Yau, Kurt Gurka, and Peter Sailer, SOI

From 1969 to 1999 there was a steady increase in the proportion of the salaried workforce represented by women.

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Income by Gender and Age from Information Returns, 1998
Article by Peter Sailer, Ellen Yau, and Victor Rehula, SOI

For tax year 1998, U.S. taxpayers earned a total of $3.73 trillion in salaries and wages, as reported on Forms W-2 associated with their returns. Of this amount, $2.42 trillion (or 65 percent) were earned by men.

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