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Paper Filing vs. E-Filing

  • IRS Cost to process returns: $3.66 for paper-filed v. $0.17 for e-filed tax return.
  • As of June 8, 2012, the IRS received more than 113 million e-filed returns for 2011 (82% of all Forms 1040 filed). It cost the IRS $19 million to process them.
  • It cost the IRS more than $88 million to process the paper-filed returns that have been filed for 2011.
  • The error rate for paper-filed returns is 21% compared to 0.5% for e-filed returns.

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