ABC News Reagan Tax Reform Speech Poll, May 1985 (ICPSR 8567)

Published: Dec 13, 2006

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Federal income tax reform is the central topic of this survey. Respondents were asked for their opinions on the following: the amount of tax they pay, difficulties in filling out the tax forms, the importance of simplifying the tax system and/or making it fairer, President Reagan's proposal to simplify the system, and the impact of the reform proposal on the amount of tax the respondent would expect to pay. Demographic characteristics also are included.

ABC News. ABC News Reagan Tax Reform Speech Poll, May 1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-12-13.

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For reasons of confidentiality, respondents' phone numbers have been replaced with blanks.

Households were selected by random digit dialing.

The population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.

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