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Questions - Income Taxes - February 19-20, 2011

Just 9% Agree U.S. Has World’s Best Tax System
Americans Question Fairness of Tax System
29% Have Already Filed Their Income Taxes
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 19-20, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Have you filed your income taxes yet?

2* How are your income taxes prepared? Do you do it yourself, hire a professional, or have someone else in your family take care of your income tax filing?

3* Will you file by April 15 or do you plan to get an extension?

4* Will you get a refund, owe money, or will you pretty much break even?

5* How concerned are you that current economic conditions will prevent you from getting a tax refund from your state?  (Answered Only By Those Who Will Get a Refund)

6* How concerned are you that the Internal Revenue Service will audit your taxes?

7* Think about someone who makes twice as much as you do. When you add up all the taxes that are paid, does a person who earns twice as much as you pay twice as much in taxes, less than twice as much in taxes, or more than twice as much in taxes?

8* What about some one who earns half as much as you do? Does a person who earns half as much as you pay half as much in taxes, less than half as much in taxes, or more than half as much in taxes?

9* Does the United States have the best tax system in the world?

 

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