The Internal Revenue Service's 2005 IRS Data Book is now available on the agency's Web site.One of the agency's priorities, an increase in enforcement, is documented in this year's book. During the 2005 fiscal year, the IRS completed more than 1.2 million audits of individuals, up almost 21 percent from the previous year's figure of just over a million.

The book also provides state-by-state statistics on areas such as e-filing. Other tables include information about returns filed, tax collections and refunds, appeals, criminal investigations, employee plans and exempt organizations, taxpayer assistance, information reporting and administrative costs, and personnel summaries.

The book is available at Printed copies will be available in mid-April.

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