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Questions - Income Taxes - March 12-13, 2012

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 12-13, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Have you filed your income taxes yet?

2* [Answered only by those who haven’t filed their income taxes yet] Will you file by April 15 or do you plan to get an extension?


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


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


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

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


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


8* Would you be willing to pay higher taxes to help reduce the federal budget deficit?



9* Which is worse, filling out your income tax paperwork or going to the dentist?



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