Skip to comments.RECORD-HIGH 60% OF CALIFORNIANS SAY THEY PAY TOO MUCH TAX
Posted on 04/13/2014 1:28:04 PM PDT by Beave Meister
Ahead of the April 15 tax deadline, a record-high 60% of Californians say that they pay "much more" or "somewhat more" in taxes than they should, according to a recent survey by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) (and noted by John Seiler of Calwatchdog.org and Stephen Frank of CApoliticalnews.com).
However, as PPIC Mark Baldassare notes at Fox&Hounds, Californians still believe that the answer is to tax wealthy earners or corporations more--not to reform and broaden the current tax system.
The PPIC survey, which was conducted in March among 1,702 adults, notes:
While about half of Californians view the state and local tax system as fair, a record-high 60 percent of adults say they pay much more (30%) or somewhat more (30%) than they feel they should in state and local taxes; 35 percent think they pay about the right amount and 3 percent say they pay less than they should. Opinions of likely voters are similar.
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Yet they still vote for DemocRats.
The Laffer Curve is simply too difficult for most of them to comprehend.
Is it really that complicated?
‘Yet they still vote for DemocRats.’
Yuhp and they deserve it.
When the wealthy earners and corporations decide they have had enough, they have the means to leave. Who picks up the tab then? Morons!
Stupidity should be expensive and painful and that seems to be exactly what is happening to the voters of California.
They voted for it, they got it.
No sympathy. Pay up.
I’m shocked that many complain about taxes - there are a buttload of Californians don’t pay squat.
Too bad they don’t vote.
Not that the purpose of government should be to maximize the tax collected from the subjects, er, citizens.
It is tempting to laugh at them, but we need to be willing to explain to them why their policies causes such damage, and win converts.
Republicans will hold their representatives accountable.
Democrats are blindly ideological and will vote Democrat not matter what. Look no further than Detroit to see evidence of what I'm talking about. That city has voted straight Democrat for 50 years and it's destroyed the job market, wreaked the entire city, its infrastructure, driven up crime, homelessness, poverty, unemployment, median income and the middle class have collapsed and the Democratic lemmings continue to follow the same voting patterns.....no matter how bad things get.
If this is indicative of the rest of the nation, this country is finished!
With this regime, I'd settle for that. Either they're so greedy that they can't help themselves, or they're more motivated by "redistributing wealth" than even maximizing tax revenue. The latter was the upshot of Zero's conversation with Joe the Plumber.
They voted for it, got what they’ve asked for and they still complain.
Its a start.
Thanks Beave Meister.
Screw ‘em. They voted for it. And they are free to leave if they want.
The stop electing demon crats.
How many keep voting to raise taxes?
You get what you vote for.
“Republicans will hold their representatives accountable.”
Like McCain and Graham! I think it isjust the reverse it is the Dems that punish failure to follow orthodoxy. We are the ones who let our party get away with murder.
,,,,,, so what you’re sayin’ is ,,,,, 40% of Californian’s are totally brain dead . No surprise . Did you ever notice there is always a constant 28 to 30% positive response to any liberal poll no matter how disgusting or unconstitutional the question is . I believe most of these folks are pure commies .
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