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Whose Returns Get Examined?


WHOSE RETURNS GET EXAMINED
Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ* % Audited in
Fiscal 1996
Income of $25,000 to less than $50,000 .95
$50,000 to less than $100,000 1.16
$100,000 and over 2.85
Schedule C (Sole Proprietorships) % Audited in
Fiscal 1996
With gross receipts under $25,000 4.21
$25,000 to under $100,000 2.85
$100,000 and over 4.09
Estate-Tax Returns % Audited in
Fiscal 1996
Gross estates of less than $1 million 7.85
$1 million to less than $5 million 21.42
$5 million and over 49.33
*Total personal income before deductions, losses and other adjustments
Source: Internal Revenue Service

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