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12 Reasons Why Taxes Maybe Aren't The Absolute Worst...Maybe?

Taxes aren't everybody's favorite thing. But H&R Block's exceptional support and expertise can help take the misery out of filing them.

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1. We can all appreciate the fact that taxes happen to fund a ton of absolute essentials.

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You know...like actual heroes.

2. Obviously, they keep our communities running...

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"It's lit." —taxes

3. ...and our faucets running too.

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4. So while taxes may get a bum rap, it's possible they're not the bane of all mankind's existence.

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5. They help provide a health care system that makes Americans jealous.

You mad, U.S.?
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You mad, U.S.?

6. For better or worse, they'll nudge you to be a little more organized about things in general.

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Your entire life probably warrants more than a single folder.

7. Economist Kaylie Tiessen got about as close to a mic drop as an economist gets when she said taxes are like the brussels sprouts of society.

They're more like an acquired taste.
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They're more like an acquired taste.

8. Plus, they can serve as a reminder of all the great stuff you managed to accomplish in the past year...

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9. ...giving a bird's-eye view of any dough you raked in...

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10. ...and a chance to step back and take stock of your personal finances.

"I spent how much on wine this year?"
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"I spent how much on wine this year?"

11. They offer an opportunity to share personal information with Elections Canada, which keeps your voter registration up to date...

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12. ...and an opportunity to make a wish list for all the stuff you'll buy with your refund.

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Something practical, like a hoverboard.

Taxes don't have to be so taxing. H&R Block's experts draw from more than 50 years of experience to help you quickly and confidently file on time.