Thursday, August 9, 2012
IRS Releases 2010 Individual Income Tax Return Data
The IRS's Statistics of Income Division yesterday released Individual Income Tax Returns 2010 (Publication 1304):
- Section 1 - Introduction and Changes in Law - In this section you will find information on filing requirements, changes in law, the 1979 income concept, and a comparison of adjusted gross income with the 1979 income concept
- Section 2 - Description of the Sample - In this section you will find the following information concerning the sample: domain of study, sample design and selection, data capture and cleaning, method of estimation, sampling variability and confidence intervals, and table presentation.
- Section 3: Basic Tables - The statistical tables found in this section are broken into the following groupings:
Returns Filed and Sources of Income
Exemptions and Itemized Deductions
- Section 4 - Explanation of Terms - This section is designed to clarify the statistical content of this report. The definitions and explanation provide background or limitations to the titles used in the tables.
- Table A - Selected Income and Tax Items for Selected Years, in Current and Constant 1990 Dollars