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About 43 percent of those who plan to watch the game said the game is the most important part of the event, but 23 percent of the
people cite the commercials. Another 14 percent of the people consider getting together with fri
ends more important while 13 percent of the people are looking forward to the halftime show.
”The numbers vary from year to year, but regardless of the economy, politics or the
weather, most Americans manage to take a break every year for the Super Bowl,” Phi
l Rist, vice president of strategy at Prosper Insights & Analytics, said in a statement.
He added that “the big game is a day for big spending regardless of who plays or wins.”
The survey of 7,384 adults aged 18 and older was conducted between Jan. 2 and Jan. 9, bef
ore people knew what teams would play.The Chinese government has decided to grant a three-year
-long tax benefit to inspire self-employment and support small companies to hire more people in need.
Under a decision jointly announced Saturday by the Ministry of Finance, State Taxation Adm
inistration and other governmental departments, people in need who start a business can have 12,0
00 yuan (about 1,790 US dollars) deducted from their families’ annual share of taxes over three years.