regressive tax

Finnish translation: regressiivinen vero

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English term or phrase:regressive tax
Finnish translation:regressiivinen vero
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13:41 Aug 10, 2009
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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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regressiivinen vero
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Progressiivisen veron vastakohta on regressiivinen vero. Regressiivisen veron tapauksessa veroaste pienenee verotettavan summan noustessa.
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Definition from wikipedia.org:
Progressiivisen veron vastakohta on regressiivinen vero. Regressiivisen veron tapauksessa veroaste pienenee verotettavan summan noustessa.

Example sentence(s):
  • Regressiivistä veroa maksetaan sitä suuremman prosentin mukaan mitä pienemmät ovat tulot. - euvkr.com  
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