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End The IRS

Before you read this, you need to download the accounting spreadsheet from IRS:

IRS Accounting Spreadsheet

You want to click on the "2010" link as that is the most current data. After you download the XLS file, open it and see the Table 29 "Collections, Costs, Personnel, and U.S. Population, Fiscal Years 1980 - 2010".

For each 5 year span marked in the table:

1980 - 1984:
24% increase in tax
30% increase in IRS cost ($998M)
4% increase in population

1985 - 1989:
27% increase in tax
31% increase in IRS cost ($1.597B)
4% increase in population

1990 - 1994:
17% increase in tax
25% increase in IRS cost ($1.804B)
5% increase in population

1995 - 1999:
28% increase in tax
11% increase in IRS cost ($879M)
5% increase in population

2000 - 2004:
4% decrease in tax
15% increase in IRS cost ($1.497B)
4% increase in population

2005 - 2010:
3% increase in tax
16% increase in IRS cost ($1.955B)
4% increase in population

This information tells u…