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Questions - Taxes - March 7-8, 2012

76% Favor Maximum Tax Payment of 20%
56% Think America Is Overtaxed
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 7-8, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

 

 

1* As a nation, is America overtaxed?

 

2* When thinking about all federal, state and local taxes, what does the average American pay in taxes as a percentage of their income…..10%, 20%, 30%, 40%, 50% or more than 50%?


3* When thinking about all the services that are provided by federal, state and local governments, how much should the average American pay in taxes as a percentage of their income…..10%, 20%, 30%, 40%, 50% or more than 50%?

 

4* Should any increase in federal taxes be approved by a vote of the American people?

 

5* Should any changes in Medicare or Social Security be approved by a vote of the American people?

 

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