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More Plan to File Their Taxes on Time

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

With the April 18 deadline still nearly two months away, Americans are more confident they’ll file their taxes on time.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% of American Adults intend to file their income taxes by Tax Day, up from 52% this time last year. However, last February, 34% had already filed their income taxes. Only 27% have already done so this year. Just four percent (4%) expect to get an extension. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 21-22, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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