Overwhelming majority (77%) of Pakistanis would favor if a new law was passed by the National Assembly requiring households earning Rs.1 crore a year or more to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in taxes.

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Overwhelming majority (77%) of Pakistanis would favor if a new law was passed by the National Assembly requiring households earning Rs.1 crore a year or more to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in taxes.

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 38% Pakistanis would favor a lot if a new law was passed by the National Assembly requiring households earning Rs.1 crore a year or more to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in taxes; 39% would favor it somewhat. (This press release is Part 1 of a series on Taxation. This series has been released by Gallup Pakistan in anticipation of the annual budget)

A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Would you favor or oppose National Assembly passing a new law that would require households earning Rs.1 crore a year or more to pay a minimum of 30% of their income in taxes?” In response to this question, 38% respondents said they would favor such a law a lot, 39% would favor it somewhat, 16% would neither favor nor oppose it, while 2% would somewhat oppose it and 5% would oppose it a lot.

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