ksilver (silver05) wrote in polloftheday,
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Yesterday was the deadline for extended individual taxes in the United States, and I work for an accounting firm. I'm exhausted, but curious.

Poll #1072322 You can count on two things: taxes and your old man.

Do you pay income taxes in your country of residence? (Rather, are you supposed to pay income taxes?)

Yes
68(88.3%)
No
9(11.7%)
Other
0(0.0%)

Can you file your taxes electronically in your country?

Yes, and I do
38(49.4%)
Yes, and I don't
20(26.0%)
You can't file electronically
1(1.3%)
You can't file at all, we don't have income tax
1(1.3%)
I don't file income taxes
10(13.0%)
Other
7(9.1%)

Do you do your own taxes or do you hire an accountant (or HR Block)?

I do my own
43(55.8%)
I hire an accountant
15(19.5%)
I am an accountant (accountants rule!)
0(0.0%)
It varies from year to year
1(1.3%)
We don't do income taxes
0(0.0%)
I don't do income taxes
12(15.6%)
Other
6(7.8%)

What are your basic feelings on income taxes?

They are necessary for the government to run and I don't mind doing my part.
21(27.3%)
They are necessary, but I hate them
19(24.7%)
Government taxes us too much, they should stop with the income taxes
7(9.1%)
Government taxes us too much, but they should just tax less
10(13.0%)
I don't pay taxes so I don't have an opinion
5(6.5%)
I don't pay taxes but I am in favor of taxes
6(7.8%)
I don't pay taxes but I think we should tax less
2(2.6%)
I don't pay taxes and they shouldn't tax us
1(1.3%)
I've never thought about it
3(3.9%)
Other
3(3.9%)
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