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    Fair Tax has three main goals within it: simplification, efficiency, and limitation of government (Fair Tax Article). If passed, would repeal the individual income tax, the alternative minimum tax, corporate and business income taxes, capital gains taxes, Social Security taxes, Medicare taxes, all other payroll taxes, the self-employment tax, estate taxes, and gift taxes.The Fair Tax would only tax new items at the retail level, meaning the sale of used or previously owned items would not be taxed. The entire goal of the Fair Tax is to use a new method of taxation to raise the same amount of revenue the current system raises. The Fair Tax is not a regressive tax. The Fair Tax relates to its plan to avoid being a regressive tax by virtually eliminating the total tax burden on middle and lower income Americans. The prebate allows the Fair Tax to avoid being a regressive tax by ensuring that lower income Americans, young and old,…

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    The Regressive Tax System

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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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    Ssb Tax Debate

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    1). Politicians and tax researchers have come up with a plan to reduce the prevalence of obesity, by implementing an excise tax on items that contain added sugars. On average, added sugars add almost two-hundred kilocalories to a person’s diet, and added sugars provide no nutritional value (Brownell, et al. 1599). They have also been linked to type two diabetes and obesity, which is a reason sugary drinks are targeted. There is a debate on how the United States should handle the rise in obesity.…

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    “Inequality: What Can Be Done” points out that Canada, the United States of America, and as well with the United Kingdom have among developed nations, the highest poverty rates (Atkinson p.182). Therefore, Atkinson prescribes certain measures to remedy the inequality. The policy Atkinson advocates for the strongest in his book, is the implementation of progressive taxes (Atkinson p.188). Further, he advises the government to implement the right taxes on the right categories. For example,…

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    • Is federal income tax a direct or indirect tax? Explain your response. Federal income tax is a direct tax. This is because it is paid straight to the government. • What are the main differences between the flat, regressive, and progressive tax plans? Flat tax is a set or fixed rate. The tax percentage stays the same no matter the income or price of the product. In regressive the tax rate decreases as the price of the product increases. In this if you have less of an income you have a higher…

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    lethargic and indolent poor. Thus, due to income inequity being such a controversial issue in the economic world, the government interferes and attempts to solve the predicament through policies such as: regressive taxing system, 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…

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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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    type of tax is being imposed on him. If it’s a non-marginal tax I would advise him no to accept the new job offer. The reason why is the (Unit 2 Video Engager) States, “$90,000 puts you in the 10% tax bracket which means you're paying $9,000 per year in taxes and $100,000 but it puts you in the 20% tax bracket, paying 20,000 a year.” This means that if he accepted this job offer with non-marginal tax rates he would be earning less per year. If the tax imposed is marginal then I would advise him…

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    1. What is a progressive tax system? How does it differ from a regressive tax system? A progressive tax system makes the richer people pay more taxes than the people with less money, but in a regressive tax system, everyone pays the same amount no matter what their income rate is. 2. What is gross income? What types of income are included in gross income? Gross income is what you get when you combine all your sources of income together. When calculating your gross income, things you should…

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    Finance Case Study

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    (TCO F) Answer completely all of the following questions: Why do state and local governments go into debt? What is a municipal bond? How does a municipal bond differ from a corporate bond? What is Net Interest Cost (NIC) and how does it differ from True Interest Cost (TIC)? What role does TIC play in governmental capital project financing? 5. (TCO E) What is the purpose of a tax system? One of the basic criteria that is considered when a tax system is evaluated is the equity standard.…

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