Monday, March 27, 2017
Americans have put the brakes on doing their income taxes after getting off to a record start.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 47% of American Adults have already filed their income taxes. That’s up just six points from 41% a month ago which was the highest percentage of Americans who have filed before March in surveys since 2009. Still, 37% of those who have yet to file say they plan to do so by the April 15 deadline. Nine percent (9%) now plan to seek an extension, up from five percent last month. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 22-23, 2017 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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