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Democrats and Republicans Have Different Understanding of Fair Tax System

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about what a fair tax system would look like and a different understanding of the current tax system. It’s impossible to know how these differences will play out during Election 2008. But, whatever the perceptions of the tax issue itself, the campaign dialogue will be filtered by one basic fact--just about everyone is skeptical about the promises of politicians on the tax issue. Democrats, by a 53% to 34% margin, say that a fair tax system would have higher income Americans paying a higher percentage of their income in taxes.


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