Tax Policy Center

Fiscal Facts

April 8, 2019
Number of AMT Returns
Around 4 million taxpayers per year have paid the individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) since 2005. Due to 2017's tax law changes, the AMT will be paid by only about 200,000 taxpayers, and will impose tax of around $5 billion in 2018, down from $31 billion in 2016.