The Statistics of Income (SOI) Division produces the SOI Bulletin on a quarterly basis. Articles included in the publication provide the most recent data available from various tax and information returns filed by U.S. taxpayers. This issue of the SOI Bulletin also includes articles on the following:
- Partnership returns. For tax year 2009, more than 3 million partnerships filed federal tax returns, reporting $18.8 trillion in total assets and almost $410 billion in total net income.
- Municipal bonds. The majority of municipal bonds were tax-exempt governmental bonds, of which there were 22,000 issued in 2009, raising $340.7 billion in proceeds for public projects, such as schools, transportation infrastructure and utilities.
- Charities, Social Clubs, and Other Tax-Exempt Organizations. For 2008, nonprofit charitable organizations, excluding private foundations, reported $2.5 trillion in total assets and $1.4 trillion in revenue.