Some tax facts

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

Some tax facts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson’s annual report to Congress:

 * Americans spend 6.1 billion hours preparing their taxes every year.

 * There have been 4,428 changes to the tax code over the past ten years.

 * Nine out of ten Americans have someone prepare their tax return or use tax software.

 * The tax code is so long that no one is certain exactly how long it is.

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