Americans' perceptions whether their income taxes were too high 2000-2018

Do you consider the amount of federal income tax you have to pay as too high, about right, or too low?

Americans' perceptions whether their income taxes were too high 2000-2018 This statistic shows the U.S. public opinion on the height of federal income taxes from 2000 to 2018. In 2018, around 45 percent of Americans perceive their taxes as being too high.
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Do you consider the amount of federal income tax you have to pay as too high, about right, or too low?

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Too highAbout rightToo lowNo opinion
201845%48%3%3%
201751%42%4%4%
201657%37%3%3%
201551%42%3%4%
201452%42%3%4%
201350%45%2%3%
201246%47%3%4%
201150%43%4%3%
201048%45%3%4%
200946%48%3%2%
200852%42%2%4%
200753%41%2%3%
200648%44%2%5%
200551%44%2%3%
200450%43%3%4%
200350%46%2%2%
200165%31%1%3%
200063%33%1%3%
Too highAbout rightToo lowNo opinion
201845%48%3%3%
201751%42%4%4%
201657%37%3%3%
201551%42%3%4%
201452%42%3%4%
201350%45%2%3%
201246%47%3%4%
201150%43%4%3%
201048%45%3%4%
200946%48%3%2%
200852%42%2%4%
200753%41%2%3%
200648%44%2%5%
200551%44%2%3%
200450%43%3%4%
200350%46%2%2%
200165%31%1%3%
200063%33%1%3%
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This statistic shows the U.S. public opinion on the height of federal income taxes from 2000 to 2018. In 2018, around 45 percent of Americans perceive their taxes as being too high.
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