Are you one of those people who like to wait till the last minute to get things done? Maybe you work better under pressure, but procrastination doesn’t mesh so well when it comes to filing taxes. Tax Tiger, a tax attorney in San Francisco says that your filing costs will go up if you wait too late in the season to file your taxes. According to the Bloomberg Business reports, Turbo Tax, H&R Block and TaxAct are a few common companies that will charge you a higher rate if you wait to get help on your taxes. It says, “They offer cheap, sometimes even free services to early filer. Then, usually in late March they slap customers with price hikes of 30 percent or more. Sometimes they continue ratcheting prices up in the days before the deadline.”
The tortoise and the hare
You know the story of the tortoise and the hare? As we all know, the hare didn’t do so well. He thought he had all the time in the world, took a nap, and next thing you know –the tortoise wins!