The total number of disclosures was higher than the 7.03 billion made in 2010, but significantly above the 7.59 billion in 2009 and the 5.42 billion in 2008, according to the JCT's annual disclosure report (JCX-38-12).
Disclosures to individual states represented the highest number of disclosures, at 6.91 billion. Information was released to state tax officials to administer state tax laws.
A copy of the JCT report Disclosure Report For Public Inspection Pursuant To Internal Revenue Code Section 6103(P)(3)(C) for Calendar Year 2011.
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