(BPT) – Millions of Americans have yet to file their taxes. In fact, one in three taxpayers who file before the deadline wait until April to file.
What causes people to procrastinate has long been examined, but when it comes to taxes, the stakes are higher: The tax refund can be the single largest financial transaction a taxpayer has all year.
One procrastination expert said procrastinating isn’t, as many believe, a time management issue — but rather an issue with regulating our emotions. People put off their taxes because they’re facing emotions like fear, stress or boredom; all things alleviated by simply getting started on your taxes.
H&R Block offers advanced tax planning options and tax experts who can help you stop procrastinating, and get your taxes won. Go to www.hrblock.com for more information.