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Taxes and Taxation

An additional reason that sin taxes are imposed is that aside from the manufacturers of these taxed products, who must try to lobby against them to some degree, it is very difficult to find a...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2015 4:39 am UTC

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Taxes and Taxation

First of all, please note that a flat tax is not regressive. A flat tax takes the same percent of everyone's income. A regressive tax takes a higher percentage from poorer people. There are said...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 3:11 pm UTC

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Taxes and Taxation

A progressive income tax seeks to garner more funds from those who have the resources (higher incomes) to shoulder a bigger share of the tax burden. Consequently, those who earn higher incomes pay...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2015 10:14 pm UTC

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Taxes and Taxation

First of all, there is one factual error in this question. Things like sales taxes are not flat. A flat tax takes the same percentage of everyone’s income. A sales tax does not do this....

Latest answer posted October 24, 2013 1:17 am UTC

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Taxes and Taxation

The degree to which any given type of taxation is fair depends largely on how a person wants to define “fairness” with regard to taxation. Social scientists typically identify two ways of defining...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2013 2:32 am UTC

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