Have you filed your income taxes yet this year?
Yes:No: No, and I'm not going to:
Overall, what do you think about the income taxes you pay?
They're too high:They're too low: They're just about right: I don't pay taxes:
Do you expect to show an overall refund when you file all your 2009 tax returns?
No:Yes, more than $2,500: Yes, $2,500 or less: I don't pay taxes:
What will you do with your income tax refund?
I will go on vacation:I will buy a car or a major electrical appliance: I will save it: Pay bills, debts: I will give it to my family: Something else: I will not be getting a refund or I don't file taxes:
How much of the taxes you pay each year is spent on programs with which you absolutely agree?
All of it:Most of it: Some of it: None of it:
What should the State of Missouri make its top priority for the tax dollars you are sending it on April 15th?
Better roads, highways, and bridges:More and better public transportation: Better health care for children and seniors: Better social services for people who need them: Better parks and recreational facilities: Better schools: Better colleges and universities: More incentives to businesses to create jobs in the state: Protect jobs of state employees: Lower taxes: Something else:
What should the Federal Government make its top priority in this region for the tax dollars you are sending it on April 15th?
More and better public transportation:More funds to clean up contaminated sites: More grants to local law enforcement to fight crime: Longer unemployment benefits: More jobs training programs: More grants to create better housing for low and moderate income families: Improvement of the grounds around the Arch: Lower taxes:
If your taxes had to go up, which of the following should be the most important single result:
Better schools:Better roads: Better parks: More prisons: Social services for all children: Better public transportation: Better jobs training: Safer neighborhoods:
Which of the following would you prefer to be the state of Missouri's primary system of taxation?
A higher sales tax that completely replaces an income tax:A sales tax and an income tax:
Do you pay earnings tax to the City of St. Louis or some other city?
Yes, to St. Louis:Yes, but not to St. Louis: No: No, but I should be:
Have you been approached recently to sign a petition that would require residents of St. Louis and Kansas City to periodically renew their earnings taxes?
Yes, and I signed it:Yes, but I did not sign it: No:
In a different and better world, which action would most qualify a person for a tax break?
Voting in every election:Serving in the military: Serving in a domestic volunteer program, like Teach for America: Riding a bicycle to work: Having children with perfect school attendance: Winning the lottery: Adopting a stray animal from a shelter: Using your turn signals:
Who usually prepares your tax return?
I do:My partner or spouse does: My mommy, daddy, or other relative does: My accountant does: Taxes! Are they due again?: I don't file taxes:
Where do you usually keep your tax records during the year?
In a special drawer:In a special box: All over the place: I don't keep records:
If you knew someone who owed more than $2 million in taxes, would you turn them in for the 10 percent reward offered by the Internal Revenue Service?
Do you try to shop in places according to the sales tax rates of the location?
Yes, always:Yes, sometimes: No: I have no idea what you're talking about:
Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.