*In 1985, 5 tax preparers submitted 25,000 returns electronically to the IRS. Today, we submit over 100 million per year.
*142 million tax returns were filed in 2008, and 51.6 million of those
returns were for “people whose exemptions, deductions and credits wiped
out any federal income tax due.
*In 2010 it cost taxpayers $120 million and 2 million pounds of paper to get Social Security recipients their checks, and over a half million of those checks were reported lost or stolen.
*Odd ball taxes: tattoo tax, fur clothing tax, playing card tax,
sparkler and novelties tax, and illegal drug tax!
*The number of pages in the tax code has increased 16,775% in the past century. Source
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