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854. Number of Returns and Business Receipts, by Type of Business and Size of Receipts

[3,171 represents 3,171,000. Covers active enterprises only. Figures are estimates based on sample of unaudited tax returns; see Appendix III. The industrial distribution is based on data collected from companies; see text, This section]

 
Returns (1,000) Returns (1,000) Returns (1,000) Business Receipts 1 (bil. dol.) Business Receipts 1 (bil. dol.) Business Receipts 1 (bil. dol.)
Size-class of receipts
1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
Corporations 3,171 3,277 3,429 3,612 3,563 3,628 3,717 3,803 3,869 3,965 4,342 4,474 4,631 4,710 7,550 8,050 8,282 9,185 9,804 10,440 10,914 10,963 11,272 11,814 12,858 13,969 14,890 15,890
  Under $25,000 2 686 711 765 788 818 865 879 924 936 968 1,029 1,030 1,060 1,106 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 4 5 4
  $25,000 to $49,999 213 237 244 267 228 241 252 260 256 256 275 288 286 306 8 9 10 10 8 9 9 10 9 10 10 11 11 11
  $50,000 to $99,999 339 330 345 369 350 332 359 376 376 397 427 447 480 453 25 24 25 27 26 24 26 28 28 29 32 33 35 33
  $100,000 to $499,999 1,084 1,110 1,141 1,191 1,134 1,145 1,162 1,180 1,216 1,218 1,356 1,393 1,444 1,450 269 278 289 300 288 288 291 295 305 306 342 350 364 363
  $500,000 to $999,999 345 352 370 391 409 415 416 416 423 439 489 513 521 533 243 249 262 276 288 292 294 296 300 313 346 361 368 376
  $1,000,000 or more 505 538 562 605 623 630 649 647 662 687 766 803 841 862 7,001 7,484 7,692 8,568 9,189 9,821 10,289 10,329 10,625 11,153 12,126 13,210 14,107 15,102
 
Partnerships 1,644 1,714 1,703 1,648 1,654 1,635 1,554 1,515 1,485 1,467 1,494 1,581 1,654 1,759 358 349 379 428 515 524 541 539 571 627 732 854 1,042 1,297
  Under $25,000 2 1,000 1,036 1,057 1,052 1,045 1,014 963 956 921 887 899 931 956 987 4 4 4 (NA) (NA) (NA) 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4
  $25,000 to $49,999 160 154 145 123 120 131 126 114 113 121 121 133 141 151 6 6 5 (NA) (NA) (NA) 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 5
  $50,000 to $99,999 153 152 154 142 151 142 133 120 126 129 131 142 146 165 11 11 11 (NA) (NA) (NA) 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 12
  $100,000 to $499,999 246 281 261 240 234 242 222 222 220 222 228 245 268 294 55 61 58 (NA) (NA) (NA) 51 51 50 50 52 56 61 68
  $500,000 to $999,999 45 48 48 45 50 51 52 49 50 49 54 59 64 68 31 34 34 (NA) (NA) (NA) 36 36 35 35 37 42 45 48
  $1,000,000 or more 40 42 44 44 54 56 57 55 56 59 62 69 80 94 250 234 267 (NA) (NA) (NA) 435 436 470 524 625 738 917 1,160
 
Nonfarm proprietorships 3 11,262 11,929 12,394 13,091 13,679 14,298 14,783 15,181 15,495 15,848 16,154 16,424 16,956 17,176 516 540 559 611 672 693 731 713 737 757 791 807 844 870
  Under $25,000 2 7,832 8,250 8,515 8,984 9,347 9,856 10,196 10,558 10,392 10,615 11,163 11,317 11,577 11,703 52 54 (NA) 60 64 66 69 71 71 73 75 76 78 79
  $25,000 to $49,999 1,261 1,394 1,467 1,559 1,601 1,660 1,660 1,725 1,817 1,838 1,868 1,983 2,091 2,111 45 50 (NA) 55 57 60 58 61 64 65 67 71 74 75
  $50,000 to $99,999 1,061 1,094 1,138 1,172 1,226 1,259 1,282 1,327 1,269 1,330 1,409 1,393 1,473 1,491 74 77 (NA) 83 88 89 91 93 92 93 101 99 105 107
  $100,000 to $499,999 984 1,060 1,141 1,232 1,337 1,334 1,444 1,389 1,454 1,454 1,503 1,514 1,579 1,637 203 213 (NA) 251 277 276 296 284 297 294 308 310 319 332
  $500,000 to $999,999 86 89 95 102 118 140 143 123 133 139 141 147 165 160 61 61 (NA) 69 82 96 97 82 90 94 95 100 110 107
  $1,000,000 or more 37 41 38 43 50 50 57 60 58 66 71 70 71 75 81 85 (NA) 93 105 106 119 121 123 125 145 151 158 170


NA Not available.
1 Excludes investment income except for partnerships and corporations in finance, insurance, and real estate. Investment income no longer included for S corporations. S corporations are certain small companies with 35 shareholders , mostly individuals, electing to be taxed through shareholders.
2 Includes firms with no receipts.
3 Number of nonfarm sole proprietorship returns is not available by size prior to 1981. However, the number of returns and the number of businesses are very closely related. The ratio of number of returns to the number of businesses is approximately 1 to 1.3.

Source: U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Statistics of Income Bulletin; and unpublished data.

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/tax_stats/index.html



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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