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    progressive taxing system, proportional taxing system, transfer payments, and medication of market prices. One of the ways the federal government of any nation might try to solve the problem of income inequity is through enacting a regressive taxing system. In this particular type of taxing system, the tax falls majorly, in percentage terms, on the people with the lower income. One of the proverbial regressive taxes is a sales tax. The wealthy tend to spend a smaller percentage of their income on goods that have a sales tax associated with them; thus, they pay a smaller overall percentage of their income in sales tax than people in the lower income brackets. The supporters of this taxing system might argue that the system is “fair” because everyone pays the same monetary value, regardless of one’s income. In addition, although the advocates of the regressive tax might also argue that such taxes encourage individuals to avoid the dangerous behaviors and start saving money, the supporters are too dogmatic in their provincial ideology. Thus, a regressive tax system would not be a solution to the income inequity dilemma because it not only promotes the stratification of society, but also weakens the middle class, making it easier for an individual to shift from being in the middle class to the low class, or to the high class. Another medium through which the federal government might attempt to find a solution to the income inequity issue is a proportional taxing system. In…

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    A proportional tax structure means that the tax rates are essentially the same across different income categories in comparison to regressive tax structures where the lower-income taxpayers experience high effective tax rates than higher income taxpayers (Lee et. al, 136). When it comes to sales tax the City of Haltom has a proportional tax structure because it enforces a local option sales tax of 2% on all retail sales, leases and rentals of most goods, as well as taxable services. The 2% of…

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    Taxation In Pollution

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    iv. Taxation Taxation is one of the methods that many economists support because of its supposed efficiency. Under this method of pollution regulation, a tax rate is set for each standard unit of pollution that is equal to the social cost that pollution creates on society. The firm then has a choice of whether to pay the tax or seek methods to abate pollution. This method provides the firm with the freedom to compare the potential tax with the cost of abatement and reductions in output to allow…

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    kinds of tax systems, which are proportional tax, progressive tax, and regressive tax. Even though the government thinks these three systems are equal with one another, I don’t think so as the three tax systems are an economic flaw because they focus too heavily on classes of people and I believe that there should be only one tax system for out country. The…

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    from more than one political party (Theweek.co.uk, 2016). Contrasting the positive side, no electoral system is perfect and thus proportional representation also has disadvantages. Firstly, the idea that smaller parties have a better chance at being elected may not work under a Canadian political system, as the liberal party has a secondary support from the New Democratic Party voters. This, in turn, would create a liberal domination. As well, this system allows for unfavorable parties, such as…

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    As AV needs voters to rank the representatives in order of preference some people may not understand what they have to do, as there is a lot more work and thinking that needs to go into the vote. AV is also more expensive and time consuming. Because of the fact that less people understand how to use this method time and money will be needed to take into consideration in order to teach people how to correctly complete the ballot paper. Another disadvantage of AV, like that of in FPTP is that the…

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    implementation of a new electoral system. The current electoral system is not effective in representing Canadian votes in government, and often creates a misrepresentation of Canadian interests. Furthermore, the system in conducive to a negative political environment, where citizens are forced to use their votes as negative votes in a system which favors two political parties. The electoral system in Canada is the significant cause of the growing democratic deficit in Canada. A potential…

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    raise concerns and requests. Only then can a government be “by the people and for the people.” The best way to design a governmental system that achieves those goals is to apply an unlinked mixed-member electoral system. This two level system will ensure that the opinion of the majority will carry the weight it deserves by having a proportional representation system in the lower house, while the upper house will allow all parties to have equal voice. The lower house contains 551 members with…

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    According to the article “Paul Calls for a Flat Tax Rate of 14.5%,” Senator Rand Paul wants to eliminate the current tax code and replace it with a federal flat tax of 14.5%. By creating a flat tax, it would reduce government tax by over $2 trillion over 10 year or at least 5 %, by cutting spending and avoiding adding to the already astronomical deficit. Paul hopes to eliminate all taxes on workers, as well as many tax deductions, and apply the new tax rate to all personal incomes. The flat tax…

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    Uk Electoral System

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    This essay is going to be looking at major factors that should be considered when dealing with electoral systems and Uk electoral system would be the case study. This would be thoroughly analysed and linked to the economic growth of a country and policies that make the economy stable and strong economy . The argument find out whether or not proportional elections can be established and factors that can encourage the outcomes. This would be looked at from a national and global perspective. An…

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