Tax Day 2016 By The Numbers

taxesWith Tax Day less than a week away, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its Tax Day 2016 By The Numbers report, which features an infographic filled with fun facts as well as insights from a panel of leading tax experts.

Here is a handful of highlights below:

  • 30.5 Minutes: Wait time for calls to the IRS in 2015.
  •  62%: Of calls went unanswered in 2015.
  •  6.1 Billion Hours: Time it takes Americans to do their taxes each year (16 hours per person).
  •  35%: Of taxpayers would rather discuss sex with their kids than do their taxes.
  •  27%: Of Americans would get an IRS tattoo to avoid taxes for life.
  •  700%+: Increase in tax-related identity theft cases since 2010.
  •  23%: Decrease in IRS enforcement staff since 2010.


To check out the full report, please visit here.

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