The IRS regularly releases information garnered from tax filings. For those with an interest in this sort of information, based on individual income tax returns for 2014:
- Taxpayers filed 148.7 million U.S. individual income tax returns, an increase of 0.6% from 2013;
- There were significant increases in adjusted gross income (AGI), which rose to $9.7 trillion (an increase of 6.1% compared to 2013);
- Taxable income increased to $6.9 trillion (an increase of 8% compared to 2013); and
- Total income tax rose to $1.4 trillion (an increase of 10% compared to 2013).