Think tax day is stressful? You’re not alone. Check out these surprising tax statistics, and tell us in the comments what you find most anxiety producing about tax day.
- 4 in 10: The number of people who think that cutting their own hair is less risky than filing their own taxes.
- 1/2: The proportion of tax filers who are most worried about missing deductions and credits.
- 2: The rank of tax day (April 15th) in a poll of the most stressful days of the year.
- 6 percent: The increase in fatal car crashes on tax-deadline day. Researchers say that the jump could be attributed to tax-related stress, which may cause more driving errors.