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The Internal Revenue Service has seen a surge in recent years of taxpayers underpaying their estimated taxes and paying the penalty for it. The number of taxpayers who were penalized increased nearly 40 percent from 7.2 million to 10 million filers between 2010 and 2015, according to IRS data analyzed by The Wall Street Journal, or nearly 33 percent from almost 7.5 million to nearly 10 million filers between fiscal years 2007 and 2016, according to a similar analysis by USA Today.