30% Think More Tax Hikes Needed
With the ink barely dry on the “fiscal cliff” deal that increased taxes for most Americans, President Obama on Monday raised the specter of additional tax hikes. Just 30% of Likely U.S. Voters agree with the president that more tax increases are needed.
Now that taxes have been raised on upper-income Americans, however, a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% believe additional tax hikes are not necessary. Nineteen more (19%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 11-12, 2013 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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