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Total amount of refunds • $220 billion.
Average refund • $2,792.
Where’s my refund? Visits to IRS.gov • 236 million.
The rise of computers • 90 percent of returns have been filed electronically.
Not bothered by tax forms • 58 percent of Americans say it is very easy or somewhat easy to complete a federal return, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
But some people are bothered • 11 percent say it is very hard to complete a federal return.
These people are really bothered • 7 percent say they would be willing to pay more in federal taxes if filing were easier.
Who pays federal taxes?
Last year, the federal government collected $2.8 trillion in taxes and fees. Here is where the money came from:
Individual income tax • 47 percent.
Payroll taxes • 32 percent.
Corporate income tax • 10 percent.
Excise taxes • 3 percent.
Unemployment insurance • 2 percent
Estate and gift taxes • 1 percent.
Customs duties • 1 percent.
Miscellaneous • 4 percent.
Sources: IRS, AP-GfK Poll conducted March 20-24, Treasury report on budget year 2013.
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