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Tax Statistics

The IRS “Data Book” for the most recent period ending September 30, 2011 is available online at this link.

In that Book is information about the following:

List of Statistical Tables
Statistical Tables
Data Sources, by Subject Area and Table Number
Principal Officers of the Internal Revenue Service
Principal Officers of the Internal Revenue Service
Office of Chief Counsel
Commissioners of Internal Revenue
Chief Counsels for the Internal Revenue Service

One of the more interesting parts of the Book concern:

Enforcement: Collections, Penalties, and Criminal Investigation

Table 16. Delinquent Collection Activities, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011
Table 17. Civil Penalties Assessed and Abated, by Type of Tax and Type of Penalty, Fiscal Year 2011
Table 18. Criminal Investigation Program, by Status or Disposition, Fiscal Year 2011
During Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, the IRS collected, net of credit transfers, $31 billion in unpaid assessments on returns filed with additional tax due.

Fifty nine thousand Offers in Compromise were submitted. Only 20,000 were accepted.

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