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Last update 05/29/2005

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Tax World-Tax Statistics

This page is devoted to providing some statistics about our tax system that may be of interest.  Please standby as the information is collected.  


Tax Collections
The percentages for 1968 and 1997 are based on a ratio of individual, corporate, and employment taxes collected to total tax collections by the Internal Revenue Service. Individual Income Tax
1968 1997

50.9%

50.8%

Corporate Income Tax
1968 1997

19.5%

12.6%

Employment Tax
1968 1997
18.3% 32.0%

Deductions

Total Deductions (Itemized plus Standard) as a percentage of AGI. 1944
11%
1968
16.5%
1986
24.6%
1996
22%
 
Returns Filed 1975 1980 1985 1990 1994 1995 1996

All returns

82,229,332

93,902,469

101,660,287

113,717,138

115,943,131

118,218,327

120,351,208

Form 1040 returns

54,527,726

57,122,592

67,006,425

69,270,236

66,390,936

64,774,724

66,264,999

Form 1040A returns

27,701,606

36,779,877

18,124,702

25,917,288

26,051,305

24,463,262

24,579,173

Form 1040EZ returns

N/A

N/A

16,529,160

18,529,614

20,507,577

21,644,177

21,196,154


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