progressive tax

Finnish translation: progressiivinen vero

English term or phrase:progressive tax
Finnish translation:progressiivinen vero

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08:54 Apr 24, 2010
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Social Sciences - Law: Taxation & Customs
Additional field(s): Finance (general), Government / Politics
English term or phrase: progressive tax
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Tax collected at increasingly higher rates or percentages as income level increases.

Example sentence(s):
  • There are many people who support progressive tax, since they feel it is only fair that those who make more should contribute more to the government. wiseGEEK
  • The modern theory of optimal income tax progressivity begins with the utilitarian principle, but views the issue as a trade-off between the social benefits of a more equal distribution of after-tax income and the economic damage imposed by highly progressive taxes.
  • The progressive tax system, and the nation's fiscal system more broadly, have historically played an important role in expanding opportunities for all Americans while reducing inequality. Brookings
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progressiivinen vero
Progressiivinen vero on vero, jossa veroaste nousee tulojen tai muun verotettavan summan kasvaessa.
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progressiivinen vero

Definition from Wikipedia:
Progressiivinen vero on vero, jossa veroaste nousee tulojen tai muun verotettavan summan kasvaessa.

Example sentence(s):
  • Jos Suomen tulot ovat vähintään 75 % vuoden ansiotuloistasi ja asut Euroopan talousalueen maassa, voit jälkikäteen vaatia progressiivista verotusta 35 %:n lähdeveron sijasta. Vaatimus esitetään vasta työskentelyvuoden päätyttyä lomakkeella VEROH 6148a. - Vero  
  • Progressiivisen veron suhteellinen osuus kasvaa tulojen kasvaessa - Veronmaksajat  
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