look at this year's filing season, through April 5:
— Returns filed so far: 96.6 million.
— Share of taxpayers getting a refund: 81 percent.
— Total amount of refunds issued so far: $214 billion.
— Average refund: $2,755.
— Average refund in 2012: $2,794.
— The rise of computers: 89 percent of returns have been filed electronically.
— Clinging to the past: That leaves 11 percent still filing paper returns.
— These people are getting a refund: 29 percent of Americans in a Pew Research Center poll said they like doing their taxes.
— These people are getting a big refund: 5 percent said they love doing their taxes.
— These people are not getting a refund: 26 percent said they hate doing their taxes.
— As of March 9, the IRS detected 220,821 fraudulent returns.
— Number of fraudulent returns involving identity theft: 85,385.
— Amount of fraudulent refunds stopped by the IRS: $1.8 billion.
— Ever wonder why tax laws are so complicated? Number of lobbyists registered to lobby Congress on taxes: 6,503.
— Number of organizations that pay lobbyists to lobby Congress on taxes: 2,221.
— Value of tax breaks enjoyed by corporations in 2011, as measured by the Government Accountability Office: $181 billion.
— Amount of corporate income tax revenue collected in 2011: $181 billion.
Sources: IRS; Pew Research Center; Treasury inspector general for tax administration; Sunlight Foundation.