Tax Tardiness: The Who, What, and Why of Late Filing

Tax Planning Late Filing

According to the IRS, 28% of taxpayers wait until the last couple of weeks to file their taxes, but just why do taxpayers wait until the last minute to file their taxes.  Whether you scrambled to the tax (deadline) finish line or filed an extension, here is our infographic showing the who, what, and why of late tax filing.

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  1. The trend makes a lot of sense and reflects the increasing complexity of tax returns as people age and progress through different taxable life events.

    My tax returns have gotten progressively longer over the past decade and with participation in more investment vehicles, I need to wait longer to get the necessary paperwork.

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