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