National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted Aug 5-6, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* When a company pays an employee, does the company also pay additional payroll taxes on that employee?
2* If a company pays an employee a salary of $60,000 per year, how much extra in payroll taxes does the company pay?
3* Suppose an employee has a salary of $60,000 a year. How much of that will be taken out for payroll taxes and income taxes?
4* Do most companies provide health insurance for their workers?
5* Okay, on average, how much does a company pay for an employee’s health care?
6* In recent years, has the cost of providing health care grown faster, slower, or about the same as worker’s take home pay?
7* In recent years, have taxes grown faster, slower, or about the same as worker’s take home pay?