Family trusts

Aug 8, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Labor Party’s proposal to tax the distributions of family trusts at 30%, the same level of tax paid by companies?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 41%   58% 37% 37% 34%
Total disapprove 30%   19% 41% 18% 44%
Strongly approve 15%   24% 10% 19% 12%
Approve 26%   34% 27% 18% 22%
Disapprove 19%   14% 25% 12% 26%
Strongly disapprove 11%   5% 16% 6% 18%
Don’t know 29%   23% 22% 45% 21%

41% approved of the Labor Party’s proposal to tax the distributions of family trusts at 30% and 30% disapproved. 29% did not have an opinion. A majority (58%) of Labor voters approved but Liberal/National voters were split (37% approve/41% disapprove).

Of those on higher incomes ($104,000+) 47% approved and 30% disapproved.

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