Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark Everson said that he's happy with the agency's enforcement efforts for the 2006 fiscal year - with tax collections totaling some $48.7 billion.Following a 10 percent year-over-year boost in enforcement revenues for 2005, to $47.3 billion, the IRS collected $48.7 billion in 2006, a nearly 3 percent increase. Everson said that exam dollars were down slightly this year because of a bump from the Son of Boss initiative in 2005, and also noted that the IRS continued to focus on auditing the returns of wealthier individuals. For the 2006 year, millionaires faced a 1-in-16 chance of an audit.
Among the agency's other audit enforcement statistics for 2006:
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