Americans Believe That The Wealthy And Corporations Are Undertaxed

Americans Believe That The Wealthy And Corporations Are Undertaxed

We share Americans' perspectives on federal taxes as they file their tax returns.

Raghavan Mayur

When it comes to their share of taxes,

  • Nearly six in ten (59 percent) believe that wealthy Americans pay too little. Similarly, 59 percent believe corporations are paying too little.
  • Nearly half (46 percent) think that low-income individuals pay too much and that middle-income people pay too much.
  • Conservatives (51%) and Republicans (48%) are most likely to feel they are overpaying.