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Noun1.progressive tax - any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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Also, the tax base has been extended to increase excise duties on tobacco and diesel, elimination of preferences for coal, coke and lignite, and introduces a progressive taxation of expensive real estate.
He says that there is progressive taxation in most EU member states where rates are much higher than what they would be in Macedonia.
Singapore, as an example, has a progressive taxation system, which means higher income earners get taxed more, with the highest personal income tax rate at just 22 percent.
As kingmakers, rich families have supported candidates who share their hostility to progressive taxation, welfare programmes and government regulation of any kind.
We raise an objection on the proposal to totally delete the vanity or cosmetic tax because it is, in our view, totally unjust and violates the principle of progressive taxation,' Drilon said.
He says it is unfair for him to be labelled a Corbynista because his views, such as progressive taxation and strong public ownership, have remained unchanged for three decades.
Labour's Jackie Baillie said she welcomed a focus on progressive taxation but said the Scottish Government's tax options would not be enough to end austerity.
Full-on newcomers in next year's election will include the Progressive Party, which was established this past February and, as its name suggests, supports liberal values such as progressive taxation and equal rights "for all citizens irrespective of their property status, gender, sexual orientation, religious or political views or nationality.
In the first part it's presented the main features of the tax system that shows a classic fiscal system in Romania and Bulgaria and a classic and progressive taxation for Croatia, through the principals taxes.
Far better to pay for crucial health and social care services through progressive taxation, as Greens would argue, then we would all benefit from a happier and more secure society.
It recommended that the Canadian tax system should undergo a significant overhaul to ensure a progressive taxation system in which the rich would not be able to shelter income and use exemptions in order to reduce taxes.

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