Tax Day by the numbers

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Have you finished your taxes? Check out these IRS and Tax Day facts and statistics while you're waiting for your refund.

7 Weeks: Estimated timetable for refunds for paper returns this year

80%: Of returns are expected to be filed electronically this year

$3,120: Average tax refund

80%: Of U.S. tax filers get a federal tax refund

164 Million: Number of times the IRS "Where's My Refund?" tool was accessed from Jan. 15 to March 13.

28 Minutes: Average wait time when calling the IRS (compared to 11 minutes in 2010)

52 Minutes: Average wait time on the "priority" hotline, which tax preparers call for help with clients.

6.1 Billion: Hours spent preparing annual tax returns

16 Hours: Time average 2014 taxpayer spent completing and filing their 1040 (down 47 percent since 2006)

$260: Average amount spent completing and filing a 1040 in 2014, down 3.3 percent from 2006.

1931: Year Al Capone was arrested for tax evasion and sent to Alcatraz

$93,701.57: Lindsay Lohan's 2009 tax obligation paid off by Charlie Sheen

$4.9 Million: R Kelly's unpaid taxes from 2005 to 2010

$13.3 Million: Tax liens levied against Nicholas Cage

Data and statistics courtesy of WalletHub.