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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Sep 8, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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Capital gains are the profits earned from the the sale of stocks, bonds and properties. Investment managers pay a 15 to 20 percent capital gains tax on profits earned from their customers’ holdings. Supporters of the increase argue that capital gains should be taxed like any other income and should be raised to at least 31.5% (the average U.S. tax rate). Opponents of an increase argue that taxing capital gains will discourage investments in the U.S. economy and prohibit growth. See recent capital gains tax news
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Yes except for real estate. 3 years ago from a Green in Napi Headquarters, NM
Yes on those who earn more the one million dollars in capital gains per year. Increase tax to 30%. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Denver, CO
Tax hedge funds. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Spring House, PA
For what purpose?. 3 years ago from a Libertarian in Wynantskill, NY