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Republicans Say Cuts to Corporate Tax Rates Are An Economic Win

President Donald Trump this week expressed his desire to slash the U.S. corporate tax rate from a high of 35% to 15%  in order to boost job growth and help middle-class Americans. A majority of Republicans are on board with that idea, but Democrats aren’t convinced that cutting the rates will help.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46% of Likely Voters believe lowering the U.S. corporate tax rate will help the economy, while 28% think it will hurt the economy. Thirteen percent (13%) think shrinking the corporate tax rate, one of the highest in the world, will have no impact on the economy. Another 14% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on Sept. 4-5, 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 national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on Sept. 4-5, 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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