For Americans of every socio-economic stripe, April 15th looms large each and every year as a day of hand wringing and infamy. Required by federal law to file taxes on or before that date each year, roughly one third of the United States’ population waits until the last minute to file their taxes. It’s an act that adds stress and drama to a day that might otherwise pass by unnoticed, but still, year in and year out, the act of filing taxes is put off. It’s almost as if most Americans need an extra incentive just to comply with federal law.
Well, that incentive might just be the prospect of having a fabulous time in Niagara Falls. As the American Tax Day approaches ever nearer once again, it’s high-time to employ a new tactic. From vacationing with your refund in hand to the simple pleasure of having tax season behind you, here are three reasons to celebrate April 15th in Niagara Falls.
You’ll Be Done With Taxes
It almost goes without saying, but if you book a vacation to Niagara Falls that lands on the weekend of April 15th, you’ll have to finish your taxes ahead of time in order to enjoy it. If you’re someone whose habit in the past has been to procrastinate when it comes to filing your taxes, give yourself a reason to do something less harried. Book a flight, and reserve a hotel. The prospect of a Tax Day holiday may be all you need to make sure you file ahead of time this year.
Canada’s Tax Day Is April 30
Another reason to celebrate April 15th in Niagara Falls is because Tax Day in Canada lands two weeks later on April 30th. While no one is suggesting that your celebration of Tax Day be embarked upon in a loud and gloating manner, were you to strike up a conversation with a local on the subject, you would almost certainly experience feel like the luckier of the two.
If you’re the type of person who likes to turn everything into a competition, finishing your taxes and then milling about with those who have not is a clear win.
You’ll Have Your Refund
The best part of filing taxes for most Americans is getting a fat refund check, and should you book a Niagara vacation to celebrate Tax Day, that refund will be sitting in your bank account, or — at the very least — you will know the dollar amount of your refund as an official check makes its way to you in the mail. Refunds, of course, are nothing more than the government giving you back the money that is rightfully yours, but they feel like a bonus. Take that bonus on a vacation. Whether you stock up on award-winning Niagara wine or hit the casinos, celebrating Tax Day in Niagara Falls will almost always happen when you’re flush with cash.
So, give yourself the incentive you need. Make sure you’re on the path to getting your taxes finished on time by planning to celebrate the feat with a vacation in Niagara Falls.