Americans Oppose A National Sales Tax – Unless Social Security’s At Stake
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Americans continue to oppose the creation of a national sales tax to raise more money for the government – unless it’s used to keep Social Security benefits the way they are now.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 22% of Adults favor a national sales tax on all goods and services. Sixty-two percent (62%) oppose the creation of such a tax. Sixteen percent (16%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on January 22-23, 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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