Essential Report

Capital gains tax

Feb 28, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of property investors receiving a reduction in Capital Gains Tax on the profits made selling investment properties?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 37%   32% 52% 20% 35%
Total disapprove 41%   50% 31% 63% 46%
Strongly approve 13%   8% 16% 7% 24%
Approve 24%   24% 36% 13% 11%
Disapprove 23%   25% 22% 22% 29%
Strongly disapprove 18%   25% 9% 41% 17%
Don’t know 22%   18% 17% 18% 19%

 

37% approve of property investors receiving a reduction in Capital Gains Tax and 41% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (52%) and those earning more than $2,000 per week (55%).

50% of Labor voters, 63% of Greens voters, 55% of those aged 55+ and 58% of those earing $600-1,000 per week disapproved.

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