New statistics from the Internal Revenue Service indicate that 20,752 taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes of $200,000 or more in 2009 had no U.S. income tax liability.

Those 20,752 taxpayers represent only 0.529 percent of the nearly 4 million tax returns for those with AGI of $200,000 or more. The statistics also indicated that 10,080 taxpayers with $200,000 or more in AGI, or 0.257 percent, showed no worldwide income tax liability.

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