How many Americans filed their taxes in 2008?
According to the website Taxfoundation.org 135,660,228
Assuming they were both over 65, filed jointly, and took the standard deduction, they would most likely owe federal taxes if their joint income was over $20,000. There are situations where they could owe taxes even if their income was lower, for example, if some of their income was from self-employment or they had not taken the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) on their traditional IRA or 401k. And many states have even lower thresholds for…
For tax year 2005, 134,372,678 individual tax returns were filed. Of those filed, 99,880,223 actually had a tax liability and actually paid taxes. just one corporation (Exxon Mobil) in 2004, pays as much in taxes ($27 billion) annually as the entire bottom 50% of individual taxpayers paid in 2004 (most recent year available), which is 65,000,000 people! this is for 2004 without the withdrawl of tax payers who did not pay taxes
By December 31, 2008, the IRS had received 156,297,000 individual income tax returns. Of that amount, 89,886,000 were filed electronically. In comparison, by December 28, 2007, the IRS had received 140,188,000 individual income tax returns. Of that amount, 79,979,000 were filed electronically. For more information on IRS facts and figures, go to www.irs.gov/taxstats.
Poll taxes were not meant to keep the poor from voting, although that was a unintended consequence. Poll taxes were used to keep African-Americans from voting. What made the practice especially egregious was the fact that many Southern states passed laws that exempted most whites from paying the poll tax.
The stamp act was a tax put on the Americans which stated that all papered products such as legal documents, playing cards, and newspapers. this was one of the many taxes the British placed on the Americans. all of these taxes including the stamp act, made the Americans extremely angryand was part of the cause of the Revolutionary War.
First of course, it depends on what you mean by taxes. FICA and certain other payments many call taxes, no - you don't get back. Your withholding or estimated payments...it all depends on how much you paid, if any, and of course, your specific tax situation, other income, filing status many things. With such a small income, it is likely you will get it all back...but it really needs to be calculated and filed for…
There are many, many corporate taxes...all with different due dates. Presuming you mean corporate income tax, generally filed on a form 1120...like any income tax it must be paid at least quarterly through the year. The return is due 2.5 months after the fiscal year end (calendar year taxpayer, which many corps are not, then on 3/15). Commonly a form 7004, an automatic 6 month extension is filed, which extends the time to file, but…
After the French and Indian War was concluded, British soldiers remained in America, and taxes were imposed on Americans to defer the cost of the war. As the taxes were not exorbitant, I think it was the presence of the British soldiers which made many Americans believe they had become more American than British, and they should be a separate country.