progressive tax

Lithuanian translation: progresinis mokestis

English term or phrase:progressive tax
Lithuanian translation:progresinis mokestis

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14:56 Apr 28, 2009
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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.

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  • 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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progresinis mokestis
Progresinis mokestis - padėtis, kai mokesčiams tenkanti pajamų dalis (mokesčio norma) didėja, augant pajamoms arba vartojimo galiai.
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progresinis mokestis

Definition from Ekonomikos anglų-lietuvių žodynas (20:
Progresinis mokestis - padėtis, kai mokesčiams tenkanti pajamų dalis (mokesčio norma) didėja, augant pajamoms arba vartojimo galiai.

Example sentence(s):
  • „Tarptautinių žodžių žodyne“ (Vilnius, 2001) pirmenybė teikiama būdvardžiui progresinis – „progresinis mokestis, kurio tarifas tuo didesnis, kuo didesnė apmokestinamoji suma (p. 605). Taigi žodžių darybos požiūriu geriau būtų vartoti terminą progresinis mokestis. - Valstybinė lietuvių kalbos komisija  
  • Perleidžiamo turto mokestis taip pat yra progresinis dviem aspektais: jis nustatomas atsižvelgiant į apmokestinamojo asmens ir palikėjo santykį, o nuo šios datos – ir į įgyjamo turto vertę. - Eur-lex  
  • Progresinis gyventojų pajamų mokestis - tai toks mokestis, kurio tarifas didėja, didėjant žmogaus gaunamoms pajamos. Kai dirbančiojo pajamos perkopia nustatytą ribą, kiekvienas papildomas uždirbtas litas apmokestinamas didesniu mokesčio tarifu. - Lietuvos verslo darbdavių konfederacija  

Main definition source - Lithuanian dictionary "Aiškinamasis ekonomikos anglų-lietuvių kalbų žodynas", Vilnius 2006; published Lithuanian translation of Macmillan Dictionary of Modern Economics, David W. Pearce (general editor), 4th edition, Macmillan Press Ltd, 1992.
Lina Alexander
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