Majority Pakistanis continues to believe that taxes are unfair, Poll

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, majority (56%) Pakistanis continues to believe that taxes are unfair.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Some people think that the tax government collects is fair while others consider it unfair.

In your opinion the tax that government collects from us is fair or unfair?” Responding to this, 43% believe that taxes are fair whereas 56% believe them to be unfair. However 1% did not give a view.

The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International.

The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2637 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during December 23, 2012 – December 29, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 percent at 95% confidence level.