- Feb 2014
62 Percent of Americans Say They Favor a Flat Tax - Reason-Rupe Surveys : Reason.comThe latest Reason-Rupe poll asked Americans if they would support or oppose changing the federal tax system to a flat tax, where everyone pays the same percentage of his or her income, finding that 62 percent favor the flat tax and 33 percent are opposed. When asked where they would set the flat tax, the aveage response was 15 percent.
58% Favor Taxing All At The Same Percentage Rate - Rasmussen Reports?Most Americans continue to think the middle class pays more than its share in taxes and favor a system where everyone pays the same percentage of their income.
Americans React to Presidential Candidates' Tax ProposalsTax reform is a central issue in this year's GOP presidential nomination race, with Republican candidates proposing a number of ways to simplify and reduce taxes. When asked to react to six of these tax-related proposals, Americans generally are more positive than negative about all, although by widely varying margins. Americans are most in favor of eliminating tax deductions and loopholes available to the very rich, followed by eliminating the estate tax -- the only two proposals to get majority support. They are less likely to favor sweeping proposals to cut income taxes for everyone or to install a 10% flat tax plan. A significant segment of Americans say they don't know enough about these tax proposals to have an opinion.
Views on Six Proposals to Reform Tax System in U.S.
Next, I'm going to read several proposals recently made by candidates running for president. For each proposal, please tell me if you agree or disagree with the proposal, or if you don't know enough about it to have an opinion.
Seems most American agree with Trump. Hmmmm interesting