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Questions - Bush Tax Cuts - July 11-12, 2012

42% Think Raising Taxes on $250,000-Plus Incomes Will Help Economy
Obama Position on Extending Tax Cuts Tops GOP Proposal
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 11-12, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about efforts to extend the Bush Administration tax cuts?

2* One proposal would extend the Bush tax cuts for one year for everyone who makes less than $250,000 a year. Do you favor or oppose that proposal?

3* Another option would permanently extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans. Do you favor or oppose that proposal?

4* Which would you prefer - a one-year extension of the Bush tax cuts for everyone who makes less than $250,000 a year or a permanent extension of the Bush tax cuts for all Americans?

5* If taxes are raised for people who make more than $250,000 a year, will that help the economy, hurt the economy or have no impact on the economy?

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