Recommended Messaging on Taxes and the Economy

These messages are based on a half dozen rigorous polls conducted by Hart Research Associates on behalf of Americans for Tax Fairness and other clients. It has been updated to include the work done by Topos Partnership.

If corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes, we can create an economy that works for everyone.

Corporations and the wealthy have rigged the tax system to benefit themselves at the expense of the rest of us.

We can’t get a fair shot when the deck is stacked against working Americans and in favor of the wealthy and big corporations.

Our tax system should not provide tax breaks to corporations that shift jobs and profits offshore.

If corporations and the rich pay their fair share, the economy will work better for everyone.

Other Frames to Use in Talking About Taxes