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Gallup: Satisfaction with Federal Taxes Falls to 12-Year Low

Amid Barack Obama's latest campaign to increase taxes, Gallup offers some welcome news this morning.  Specifically, Americans' satisfaction with the amount we pay in federal taxes has now fallen to a 12-year low:

Americans' satisfaction with the amount that Americans pay in federal income taxes roughly ties the lowest percentage Gallup has seen in the past 12 years...  According to the January 5-8 poll, 63% of Americans this year are dissatisfied with the amount Americans pay in taxes.  In a follow-up question, most of this group - equivalent to 46% of all Americans - say they would like to see Americans pay less in taxes.  Hardly any - 4% - would prefer that they pay more.  An additional 13% are dissatisfied with what Americans pay in taxes, but aren't specific about how it should change…[more]

January 23, 2015 • 11:44 am

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