regressive tax

Lithuanian translation: regresiniai mokesčiai

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Lithuanian translation:regresiniai mokesčiai

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13:40 Aug 10, 2009
English to Lithuanian 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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regresiniai mokesčiai
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Regresiniai mokesčiai – mokesčiai, kurie didėjant pajamoms, gaunant didesnį pelną, turint ar įgyjant vertingesnį turtą mažėja.
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regresiniai mokesčiai


Definition from Wikipedia:
Regresiniai mokesčiai – mokesčiai, kurie didėjant pajamoms, gaunant didesnį pelną, turint ar įgyjant vertingesnį turtą mažėja.

Example sentence(s):
  • Taikant regresinius mokesčius, didesniu tarifu yra apmokestinamos mažesnės pajamos ir mažesniu – didesnės. - www.moku.lt  
  • Regresiniai mokesčiai - tai tokie mokesčiai, kurie mažėja tuo labiau, kuo daugiau uždirbi. - Pipedia  
  • Tenka priminti, kad pridėtinės vertės ir akcizų mokesčiai yra labai nepalankūs mažiau uždirbantiems. Kiek kartų mažiau uždirbi, tiek kartų tau šie regresiniai mokesčiai brangiau atsieina. - Kauno diena  
Ugne Vitkute (X)
Lithuania
Local time: 03:30
Native speaker of: Lithuanian
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Yes  Aivaras Zilvinskas: būtent taip ir vadinama ekonominėje literatūroje
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Yes  Romualdas Zvonkus: Kadangi yra „progresiniai mokesčiai“, laikantis nuoseklumo turi būti ir „regresiniai“.
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