Fewer Americans think their taxes are fair

Rick Moran
It's hard to tell whether this is the result of the Democrats pushing the fiction that the wealthy don't pay their "fair share," or whether Americans simply think their taxes are too high. Politico: Happy Tax Day -- the lowest percentage of Americans view their federal income tax as fair than at any time in the past decade, a new poll found. Fifty-five percent of those surveyed say that their federal income tax is fair, the lowest since 2001, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. Forty-two percent say it's not fair, while 3 percent have no opinion. Gallup noted that the most recent high of Americans viewing taxes as fair came in 2003, after then-President George W. Bush implemented tax cuts weeks after the Iraq War started. Sixty-four percent viewed their federal income tax as fair at the time. "Perceptions of income tax fairness, perhaps surprisingly, vary little by household income level. Fifty-seven percent of those whose annual household income level is below...(Read Full Post)

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