Americans Still Question the Fairness of What They Pay in Taxes
Many Americans still believe they pay more than their fair share in taxes.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of American Adults believe someone who makes twice as much money as they do pays less than twice as much in taxes. Just 15% think that taxpayer does pay twice as much in taxes, while 14% believe they pay more than twice as much. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 21-22, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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