Tax on superannuation

Apr 8, 2013

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of increasing the tax rates on superannuation contributions and earnings for people on very high incomes?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Income less than $600pw

Income $600
-1,000pw

Income $1,000
-$1,600pw

Income $1,600+

Total approve

55%

73%

38%

83%

56%

63%

61%

52%

Total disapprove

35%

17%

55%

15%

32%

27%

32%

42%

Strongly approve

23%

37%

11%

40%

28%

27%

27%

18%

Approve

32%

36%

27%

43%

28%

36%

34%

34%

Disapprove

20%

11%

28%

13%

18%

16%

20%

21%

Strongly disapprove

15%

6%

27%

2%

14%

11%

12%

21%

Don’t know

10%

10%

7%

3%

12%

10%

7%

6%

55% approve of increasing the tax rates on superannuation contributions and earnings for people on very high incomes and 35% disapprove.

There was majority approval across all income groups – although those on $1,600+ pw showed the highest level of disapproval (42%).

There were no significant differences across age groups.