Sanders's tax plan ranks highest with public
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersCarbon tax could give liberals vast power to grow federal government Poll: Gillum leads DeSantis by 4 points in Florida Judd Gregg: Two ideas whose time has not come MORE (I-Vt.) has the most popular tax plan of any White House hopeful from either political party, according to a new survey.

Just over 26 percent of respondents like the Democratic presidential candidate’s tax strategy best, according to the WalletHub/Survey Monkey poll released Monday.


Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton2016 pollsters erred by not weighing education on state level, says political analyst Could President Trump's talk of a 'red wave' cause his supporters to stay home in midterms? Dem group targets Trump in M voter registration campaign: report MORE ranks second, with 13 percent preferring the former secretary of State’s outline instead.

Donald Trump, her Republican counterpart, ranks third, with almost 12 percent.  No other candidate had more than 10 percent.

Just more than 34 percent have “no idea” which presidential contender’s tax platform they like best, however.

Pollsters also found that 59.6 percent believe their current taxes are too high, meanwhile, followed by 36.3 percent who feel they are “just right” and 5 percent who think they are too low.

Monday’s results also show that 52 percent believe “there’s lots of room for improvement” at the Internal Revenue Service. About 20 percent think the agency is “doing a fine job,” while nearly 3 percent went further and said it's doing “a great job."

Nearly 11 percent say “they hate it but we need it,” and 14 percent think the agency should be abolished.

WalletHub/Survey Monkey conducted its latest sampling of 1,000 individuals via online surveys conducted from March 15 to 16.

--This report was updated at 5:26 p.m.