Tax Day By The Numbers For 2016

Tax Day By The Numbers For 2016

With 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.

You can find 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.

Tax Day by the Numbers 2016

To check out the full report, please visit: http://wallethub.com/blog/tax-day-statistics/11835/

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