49% Say Tax Cuts Help The Economy
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Saturday, April 21, 2012
Voters’ perceptions that tax cuts are beneficial to the economy have fallen under 50% for the first time in almost four years. But support for government spending remains low.
Forty-nine percent (49%) of Likely U.S. Voters now say, generally speaking, tax cuts help the economy. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 22% say tax cuts hurt the economy, while 18% say they have no impact. Another 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 18-19, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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