How Many People Pay Federal Income Taxes?

Answer People generally have three years to file an amendment to their tax return or file a tax return, so actual data varies as more returns come to the Internal Revenue Service. As of May 1, 2010, the I... Read More »

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How many Americans e-filed federal income taxes for 2007?

In 2007, approximately 22.3 million taxpayers filed their federal income taxes directly from their homes. An additional 55.7 million taxpayers had their returns electronically filed by authorized t... Read More »

How many people pay federal taxes?

In 2010, 53 percent of Americans paid U.S. federal income taxes. Tax cuts and a difficult recession conspired to erase many people's tax liability that year. In a normal year, 62 percent of America... Read More »

How many people file income taxes?

The number of individuals that file United States income tax returns each year varies, but the most recent statistics show that more than 131 million filed in the year 2009. Of those, 85.6 million ... Read More »

What income bracket pays federal income taxes?

All income brackets have people who have federal tax obligations, however, the amount of people who owe any taxes drops precipitously as income levels falls. According to the Tax Policy Center, onl... Read More »