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Questions - Other Taxes - March 27-28, 2011

63% Oppose Taxing Online Transactions
32% Favor ‘Sin Taxes’ On Soda, Junk Food
Americans Still Divided Over Legalizing, Taxing Marijuana
Americans Strongly Reject Mileage Tax, Gas Tax Hike
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 27-28, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has just released a report saying that taxing people based on how many miles they drive is a good way to raise funds for highway maintenance. Do you favor or oppose a mileage tax?


2* Americans pay a federal tax of 18.4 cents on each gallon of gas to help fund transportation projects. Should the government raise the gas tax to help meet new transportation needs?


3* Do you favor or oppose so-called “sin taxes” on sodas and junk food?


4* Do you favor or oppose the federal government taxing goods and services on the Internet?


5* To help solve America’s fiscal problems, should the country legalize and tax marijuana?


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