- Administration and Compliance
- Estate and Gift
- Personal Wealth
Statistics provides tax information for citizens, policy analysts, legislators, and the press. Data are compiled from a variety of sources, including the Urban Institute, Brookings Institution, Internal Revenue Service, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Congressional Budget Office, the Department of the Treasury, the Federation of Tax Administrators, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Please attribute data to the source organization listed beneath each table, and not the Tax Policy Center exclusively
Overview of federal tax receipts: the composition of federal tax revenues, the income distribution of tax shares and liability, and the changes in total tax burden and as a percentage of GDP over time.
Individual taxes: current parameters and collected information from recent returns. This includes information about income sources and taxes, credits and exemptions, and the impact of the alternative minimum tax.
Low-Income: current and historical poverty thresholds for different family sizes; income and payroll taxes for low-income families; Earned Income Tax Credit Details.
High Income: effective tax rates, tax return details, and the top Adjusted Gross Incomes
Personal wealth information: before-tax income, net worth, assets, and debt
Payroll tax information: the largest component -- Social Security. The tables outline historical benefit rates and receipts.
Estate and gift taxes: the current rate schedule, details on recent returns, and the historical number of returns compared to the adult population.
Corporate taxes: corporate income tax returns, including total assets, credits and deductions, and tax liability for both domestic and foreign owned and controlled corporations.
Federal excise taxes: information about the total federal revenues from excise taxes as well as details about particular goods.
State taxes: the revenue sources and income tax rates for each state. It also includes federal tax revenues by state.
International tax comparisons: labor tax rates, retirement taxes, and federal sources of revenue.
IRS budget and personnel summary, number of returns filed, collections and refunds, types of returns examined, taxpayer assistance by type of issue and relief, tax-exempt organizations. Includes information on tax gap and sources of underreported funds.