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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.

Compiled from Times staff and wires. To submit a question, e-mail or call 727 893-8179, toll-free 1-800-333-7505, ex. 8179.

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