regressive tax

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13:44 Aug 10, 2009
English to Danish translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Taxation & Customs
Additional field(s): Finance (general), Government / Politics
English term or phrase: regressive tax
Definition from ThisNation.com:
Tax collected at increasingly lower rates or percentages as income level increases.

Example sentence(s):
  • In order to prevent regressive tax on items purchased, many states make certain types of things non-taxable, especially food. wiseGEEK
  • A regressive tax system does not mean and likely would not result in low income earners paying more taxes than the wealthy, only that the effective tax rate relative to income or consumption would be a larger tax burden to low income earners. Wikipedia
  • This update explains that ballot initiatives to enact regressive tax policies died in Michigan and Montana, but survived to secure spots on the ballot in Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts and Oregon. The Tax Justice Digest
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5Regressiv skat
Lise Markussen


  

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Regressiv skat


Definition from Wikepedia:
En regressiv skat er en skat som forholdsmæssigt udgør en mindre andel af ens indkomst jo mere man tjener

Example sentence(s):
  • Ud fra samme betragtning er regressive skatter - med lav marginal beskatning - et onde. - SKAT  
  • En regressiv skat en det modsatte af en progressiv skat, dvs. at skatteprocenten falder i takt med at indkomsten stiger - Modkraft  
  • Men så vidt jeg ved finder der rent faktisk regressiv beskatning i nogle Svejtsiske kantoner - altså i betydningen skatten falder i takt med øget indtjening. - Liberator  
Lise Markussen
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