IRS Audits of 1040/1040A Returns Filed by Individuals

Fiscal Year Total Audits Correspondence
Audits
Percent
1992
1,206,019
459,213
38
1993
1,058,966
302,715
29
1994
1,225,707
405,475
33
1995
1,919,437
1,121,952
58
1996
1,941,546
1,179,696
61
1997
1,519,243
803,628
53
1998
1,176,595
625,021
53
1999
1,100,273
715,789
65
2000
617,765
366,657
59
2001
731,757
537,835
73
2002 743,881 543,290 73
2003 849,296 645,140 76
2004 1,007,874 812,820 81
2005 1,215,308 976,938 80
2006 1,293,262 999,587 77



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