Monday, August 10, 2015
Donald Trump said recently that he tries to pay as little in taxes as possible, but most Americans don’t agree and insist they want to pay their fair share. The problem is most think they already are paying more than their fair share in taxes.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 30% of Likely U.S. Voters describe their attitude toward paying taxes as trying to pay as little as possible. However, 64% say they want to pay their fair share. Just three percent (3%) say they are willing to pay however much the government needs. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on August 3-4, 2015. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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