Q. Which party do you think would provide the better tax policies for each of the following groups if they were to win the next federal election in 2019?
|First-time home buyers||+13||39%||26%||34%|
|Workers earning up to $150,000 per year||+11||40%||29%||31%|
|Workers earning more than $150,000 per year||-11||34%||45%||21%|
|People who use family trusts||-24||20%||44%||36%|
The Labor party was seen as the best party for first home buyers (NET 13% more preferred), pensioners (12%), and workers earning up to $150k per year (11%). Conversely, the Coalition was seen as the best party for property investors (36% NET preferred), people who use family trusts (24%), self-funded retirees (21%), and workers earning more than $150k per year.
In all cases, between 21% and 36% said they were unsure who would be the best party, with uncertainty highest for who would be the best party for people who use family trusts (36% unsure) and first home buyers (34%).
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