IRS statistics - High-income individual income tax returns for 2011 

June 2: The IRS today announced the release of the spring 2014 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, and this edition features information on high-income individual income tax returns filed for tax year 2011.

According to an IRS release—IR-2014-69 (June 2, 2014)—for 2011, taxpayers filed almost 5 million returns reporting adjusted gross incomes of $200,000 or more. This represented an increase of over 9% from the prior year for “high-income returns.”

The IRS reported that such “high-income returns” represented about 3% of all returns filed for the tax year.

Other topics discussed in the IRS Statistics of Income Bulletin include reports for 2011 concerning:

  • Individual income tax rates and shares
  • Individual noncash contributions
  • Individual foreign-earned income and foreign tax credit

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