Some tax facts

Some tax facts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson’s annual report to Congress:

* Americans spend 6.1 billion hours preparing their taxes every year.

* There have been 4,428 changes to the tax code over the past ten years.

* Nine out of ten Americans have someone prepare their tax return or use tax software.

* The tax code is so long that no one is certain exactly how long it is.