Essential Report

Personal tax cuts

May 8, 2018

Q. What is the lowest amount of personal tax cut that would make a difference to you and your family?

 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Less than $15 per week 10% 14% 7% 14% 9%
At least $15 per week 10% 9% 13% 12% 11%
At least $25 per week 18% 21% 21% 13% 17%
At least $35 per week 12% 12% 16% 12% 11%
More than $35 per week 22% 22% 18% 20% 32%
Don’t know 27% 22% 26% 29% 20%

 

34% say that they would require $35 or more per week in personal tax cuts to make a difference. Only 20% say that a tax cut of $15 would make a difference – while a tax cut of $25 per week would make a difference to 38%.

48% of those earning $1,000-1,500 per week said a tax cut of $25 per week would make a difference compared to 36% of those earning more than $1,500.

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