Fifty-seven percent (57%) of voters believe their own taxes are too high. The Job Creators Network/ ScottRasmussen.com Weekly Pulse found that 27% believe the total amount of state, federal, and local taxes they pay are about right. Only 4% believe their own taxes are too low.
Sixty-five percent (65%) believe middle class taxes are too high while only 4% think they are too low.
On these questions, there is no significant difference of opinion across partisan lines (see crosstab results).
Forty-two percent (42%) believe small business taxes are too high and 8% believe they are too low. Fifty-three percent (53%) of Republicans believe they are too high along with 39% of Democrats and 39% of Independents.
Data released earlier showed that 79% of voters have a favorable opinion of Small Business Owners, far higher than any other measured group.
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The national survey of 1,093 Adults was conducted January 21-22, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a Margin of Error of +/-3.0 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
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