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Questions - Income Taxes - March 3-4, 2013

38% Have Filed Their Income Taxes Already
50% Favor Everyone Paying Same Share of Income in Taxes
22% Favor Eliminating All Deductions To Lower Income Tax Rates
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 3-4, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

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

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

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

5* Currently, who pays a larger share of their income in taxes—wealthy Americans or middle-class Americans?

6* Deductions for charitable contributions are reduced for wealthy Americans, how likely is it that wealthy Americans will give less money to charity?

7* In order to lower tax rates, should all tax deductions be eliminated for all Americans?

8* Would you favor or oppose a tax system where everyone pays the same percentage of their income in taxes?


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