Fox News survey: What are the voters sucks the most about taxes? Rich pay not enough

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According to a Fox News survey, released on Wednesday, voters’ top tax concern is not how much you pay. Instead, they are most concerned about the rich paying enough (34 percent), and the way the government spends the money (28 percent).

About 1 in 10 say what bothers you the most is the amount you pay (12 percent), too many people do not have to pay (12 percent) and the complexity of the system (10 percent).

Compared to 2014 the last time the question was asked, there was an increase in voters was, who are concerned that the rich pay not enough (+6 points). The shift in the frustration comes mainly from the self-identified liberals (+20), and voters under 30 years of age (+14 points). However, it is not only on the traditional left-oriented groups-voters age 65 and older (+14), voters earning $50k and over (+11), and white, without a college degree (+9) are also not always made the effort to draw from the rich your weight.


“An under-appreciated aspect of the last two years have fought the Democrats, the President, to a draw on taxes,” says Republican pollster Daron Shaw, who conducts the Fox News poll with Democrat Chris Anderson. “While the Democrats managed to get back her edge on health care, they also reframed the tax debate in terms of fairness and breaks for the rich, which prevents a President Trump and the GOP gained any significant political benefit from the tax reform.”

In December 2017, President Trump a campaign marked promise from his list, as the Republican-led Congress passed a far-reaching tax reform bill. At that time, the former speaker of the house of representatives, Paul Ryan, said, “The message to the hardworking taxpayers of America: your tax relief is on the way. This is what is happening here. The message to the families in America that have struggled, salary and payroll, reducing their tax rates and their paychecks are on the rise.”

Voters don’t quite share Ryan’s view. Last month, the Fox News poll voters split revealed about the new tax: 34 percent favorable to 36 percent unfavorable. Thirty percent were not able to rate it.

In addition, the new survey is think 55 percent of the voters, taxes are “too high,” and that is where this number has since the Fox News poll, the question 15 years ago (2004) bat first.

However, while the total numbers are stable, a role reversal recently took place in the background.

Consider this: The number of Democrats who say their taxes are too high, with 59 per cent. It was from 49 percent in 2018, and 45 percent in 2017. This is a 14-point increase since Trump won.

An even larger momentum happened under the Republicans-in the opposite direction. Sixty-eight percent said their taxes were too high in the year 2017, and 59 percent in 2018. Now, 50 percent feel that way, too. This is an 18-point decline, because their candidate won, and a 9-point decline since the adoption of the GOP tax-reform bill.

“No one has ever claimed that the guerrillas are logically consistent,” says Shaw. “With a Republican President, the Republican voters are less likely to think their tax burden is unfair. Now, with Trump in the White house, the Democrats think the taxes are to be expenditure high — but they also support a substantial increase in the state.”

Overall, 37 percent say that their tax bill “right.” Three percent think they pay too little.

Trumpf has taken up the work of control, a hit since last year. In March 2018, more voters rejected him for the control of 2 points (48-46 percent). Today, he is under the water-6 (42-48 per cent). Drop in the approval by the independent (-12 points) and Democrats (-8) account for the moved down.

“For over a year Trump under his tax cuts signed into law, the voters are simply feeling it,” Anderson says. “His job approval for the handling of taxes is down while more people are your taxes too high and the rich pay not their fair share.”

Trump receives his only net positive job rating of the economy (50 percent approve vs. 42 percent disapprove). He gets a net -2 on North Korea (42-44 percent), -13 on immigration (41-54 percent), and -15 in health (37-52%).

Trump broke with the decades-long priority, if he refused to release his tax return during the 2016 presidential campaign. He continues to decline, you make them public.

But the voters transparency. Three-quarters of the total (74 percent) and more than half of Republicans (54 percent) believe that, in General, “the President of the United States” should be release his or her tax return.


In fact, about the same want to pay, the same transparency of the “congressional leaders like the speaker of the house and senate majority leader” (76 percent) and “presidential candidate” (72 percent).

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the first presidential candidate was, to rid you of the 2018 tax returns Wednesday challenging their rivals to do for the 2020 democratic nomination, to do the same. With the exception of Massachusetts sen. Elizabeth Warren that, apart from 2018, released a decade worth of tax returns, none of the other candidates released their own.

The Democratic-led house passed a comprehensive proposal 8. March, would require the disclosure of the President of the tax Declaration.

The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,002 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Beacon research (D) (formerly Anderson Robbins Research) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from March 17-20, 2019. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.

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