Taxes and services

Oct 7, 2014

Q. Would you rather have more government services if that meant more taxes, less government services in order to reduce taxes or services and taxes about as we have them now?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

More services and more taxes

19%

25%

13%

31%

21%

Less services and reduce taxes

28%

24%

33%

19%

28%

Services and taxes as now

35%

33%

39%

31%

31%

Don’t know

19%

17%

14%

20%

20%

35% are satisfied with the balance of taxes and services as we have them now, 28% want less services and reduced taxes and 19% would pay more taxes for more services.

Those most likely to want lower taxes and services were Liberal/National voters (33%) and full-time workers (33%).

Those most likely to prefer more services and taxes were Greens voters (31%) and those with university education (26%).

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