Most people want higher taxes on rich to support poor – OECD

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‘Deeply troubling’ survey of 21 countries finds 60% believe they are not getting ‘fair share’

A majority of people living in developed countries want their government to increase taxes on the rich in order to help the poorest in society, according to a major global study.

In all of the 21 countries included in the OECD study , more than half of those polled said they were in favour when asked: “Should the government tax the rich more than they currently do in order to support the poor?”

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