Essential Report

Tax cuts for large businesses

Apr 11, 2017

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of giving a similar tax cut to businesses with annual turnover of more then $50 million?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 20%   17% 35% 8% 18%
Total disapprove 60%   70% 46% 78% 68%
Strongly approve 4%   3% 8% 2% 1%
Approve 16%   14% 27% 6% 17%
Disapprove 26%   24% 33% 22% 24%
Strongly disapprove 34%   46% 13% 56% 44%
Don’t know 20%   14% 19% 15% 13%

 

20% would approve of giving similar tax cuts to businesses with turnover more than $50 million and 60% would disapprove.

On this issue Liberal/National voters were more likely to disapprove (35% approve/46% disapprove).

Those most likely to disapprove were Greens voters (78%), Labor voters (70%) and aged 45+ (67%).

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