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Questions - Corporate Taxes - August 18-19, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 18-19, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do corporations pay too much tax, too little tax or about the right amount of taxes?



2* Is the tax rate paid by corporations in the United States higher or lower than the tax rate paid by corporations in most other industrialized countries?



3* When considering where to build a new plant or facility, do corporations look for locations with lower tax rates?



4* Corporations are owned by shareholders. Should taxes on corporate profits be paid by the corporation or by the individual shareholders?



5* In thinking about the corporate income tax, is it better to have lower tax rates and very few tax deductions or higher tax rates and lots of deductions?


6* When corporations pay more in taxes, do they generally pass the costs along to their customers in the form of higher prices?



NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence