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More Plan to File Their Taxes on Time

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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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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