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Do You Pay Your Fair Share in Taxes?

Most Americans say they are filing their income taxes on time this year, but over half think they are paying more than they should.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 53% of American Adults believe that, compared to people who make more or less than they do, they pay more than their fair share of taxes. Twenty-three percent (23%) disagree, but just as many (24%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 800 American Adults was conducted on April 12-13, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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 800 American Adults was conducted on April 12-13, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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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