Tax procrastination common for Canadians - MoneySense

Tax procrastination common for Canadians

How to avoid a last-minute scramble.


While doing our taxes is a task that most Canadians dread, getting your documents and forms together early is one of the easiest ways to alleviate financial stress, says H&R Block.

There are a number of reasons for the widespread procrastination that takes hold in late April.  Thanks to a combination of beautiful weather, misplaced slips and receipts, impending payments and outstanding debts many Canadians leave their taxes until the wee hours before deadline.

By biting the bullet and getting organized early, you will be free to sit back and enjoy the sunshine instead of scrambling to get things in order.