Repeal Funding for New IRS Agents? 56% Say ‘Yes’
As the first act of the new Congress, the Republican majority in the House voted to repeal funding for new Internal Revenue Service employees, and most voters support the move.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of the House vote to cancel funding for the IRS to hire 87,000 new employees, including 40% who Strongly Approve. Thirty-seven percent (37%) disapprove, including 24% who Strongly Disapprove. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 10-12, 2023 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
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