Essential Report

Tax cuts for business

Mar 14, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the $50 billion in tax cuts for medium and large businesses announced in the Federal budget?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jun 2016
Total approve 24%   19% 41% 12% 20%   28%
Total disapprove 46%   59% 27% 63% 55%   45%
Strongly approve 5%   3% 10% 1% 2%   6%
Approve 19%   16% 31% 11% 18%   22%
Disapprove 26%   30% 21% 38% 27%   23%
Strongly disapprove 20%   29% 6% 25% 28%   22%
Don’t know 30%   22% 32% 25% 25%   27%

 

24% approve of the tax cuts for medium and large business announced in the Federal budget and 46% disapprove. This represents a 4% drop in approval since this question was previously asked in June last year.

Those most likely to disapprove were Greens voters (63%), Labor voters (59%) and aged 65+ (61%).

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