21% Will Wait To July 15 To File Taxes
The Internal Revenue Service in response to the coronavirus outbreak has extended the deadline for filing 2019 income taxes to July 15, but a sizable majority of Americans plan to file by April 15 as usual. More than ever are worried about an IRS audit this year, though.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 21% of American Adults plan to wait until July 15 to file their income taxes. Thirty-six percent (36%) have filed already, while another 31% intend to do so by April 15. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted March 23-24, 2020 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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