66% of people believe corporations pay too little in taxes and 61% of people believe upper-income people pay too little in taxes. Only 21% would say upper-income people or corporations pay their fair share of taxes. Gallup Poll. April 4-7, 2013.
66% of Americans say the richest 2% should pay more in taxes.
64% of Americans think corporations should pay more in taxes.
66% of voters say revenue from closing loopholes should go toward public investments and deficit reduction rather than lower tax rates.Americans for Tax Fairness/Hart Research. February 7, 2013.
51% agreed with the statement, “The wealthiest have used tax breaks and loopholes to pay lower tax rates than middle class families. Any new plan to address the deficit should start by closing corporate loopholes and raising taxes for those at the top. A deficit plan should not include cuts in Social Security and Medicare” Democracy Corps. November 9, 2012.
62% were saying with their vote in 2012, “We should make sure the wealthy start paying their fair share of taxes.” AFL-CIO. November 7, 2012.
47% of surveyed voters say income tax should be raised on people earning more than $250,000; 13% of respondents would increase everyone’s income taxes.CNN Exit Poll. November 6, 2012.
49% support increasing the tax on investment income; 44% oppose.