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By TIMES WIRES
Published February 12, 2007
What percentage of American taxpayers get refunds from their federal income tax filings?
In 2005, two of every five taxpayers got money back. The IRS received 226.6-million total tax returns for that year.
Of these, 109-million received refunds totaling $270-billion. The IRS collected a total of $2.27-trillion that year.
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