Q. For each of the following proposals around tax reform, please indicate whether you strongly support, support, oppose or strongly oppose the suggestion.
|Total Support||Total Support – Labor||Total Support – Lib/Nat||Total Support – Greens|
|Decreasing income tax for low income earners||81%||85%||81%||81%|
|Improving tax breaks for small-medium business||76%||74%||85%||71%|
|Increasing the mining tax||47%||67%||35%||72%|
|Abolishing negative gearing on new property purchases||33%||37%||33%||38%|
|Cutting the company tax rate||32%||24%||43%||25%|
|Repealing the fringe benefits tax||30%||25%||40%||22%|
|Increasing the carbon tax||19%||29%||8%||60%|
|Introducing an inheritance tax||10%||14%||10%||18%|
|Increasing the goods and services tax (GST)||9%||7%||12%||12%|
Labor voters are far more likely to support increasing the mining tax (47% total support) and increasing the carbon tax (29% total support).
Coalition voters are more likely to support improving tax breaks for small-medium business (85% total support), cutting the company tax rate (43% total support), repealing the fringe benefits tax (40% total support) and increasing the GST (12% total support).
Greens voters are the most likely to support increasing the mining tax (72%) and by far the most likely to support increasing the carbon tax (60% total support). They are also more likely to support introducing an inheritance tax (18% total support) and increasing the GST (12% total support).
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