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Voters Don’t Mind Paying Their Fair Share of Taxes

Americans are filing their taxes today, and most say they want to pay their fair share. 

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 66% of Likely U.S. Voters describe their attitude toward paying taxes as wanting to pay their fair share. Twenty-nine percent (29%) want to pay as little as possible, while just two percent (2%) say they want to pay however much the government needs. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 13 and 16, 2017 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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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 13 and 16, 2017 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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