RALEIGH – The latest Civitas poll of North Carolina likely voters has found that 73 percent of North Carolina likely voters support lowering the state income tax.
The full text of the question is below.
Currently there is a bill in the legislature that would lower the state’s individual income tax rate from 5.499 percent to 5.35 percent. It would also cut taxes in other ways, such as increasing the standard deduction to $20,000 for married couples filing jointly, and to $10,000 for single filers. Would you support or oppose this bill to cut state income taxes?
73% Total Support
17% Total Oppose
51% Strongly Support
22% Somewhat Support
6% Somewhat Oppose
11% Strongly Oppose
10% Don’t Know/ Unsure
This poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken May 18, 20-21, 2017.
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Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only organization offering independent, nonpartisan data on current opinion. In the decade we’ve been conducting them, our polls have provided vital insights on what North Carolina voters think of the leaders and issues facing the state and nation.
Founded in 2005, the Civitas Institute is a Raleigh, NC-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit policy organization committed to advancing conservative ideas and shrinking the size of government. Civitas fights to eliminate government barriers to freedom so that North Carolinians can live a better life.