Most Filed Their Taxes By April 15 Anyway
Some habits die hard, and paying income taxes is apparently one of them. Most Americans filed their taxes by April 15 despite the government’s decision to extend the deadline to today because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 87% of American Adults plan to file by July 15, including 79% who have already filed. Five percent (5%) intend to seek a further extension. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted July 13-14, 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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