fiscal policy

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fiscal policy

The government’s plan for taxation and government spending. Fiscal policy is one way in which a government can attempt to control the economy. Another way is through monetary policy which attempts to guide the economy by controlling the money supply.
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Noun1.fiscal policy - a government policy for dealing with the budget (especially with taxation and borrowing)
economic policy - a government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
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