progressive tax

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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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Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo has indicated that the Botswana income tax regime is a progressive tax system, therefore those who earn more are subjected to higher tax rates.
I am a strong proponent of a progressive tax system in which everyone pays their fair share.
Given worsening economic inequality in the United States, many observers might assume that Americans would want to reduce income differences by instituting a more progressive tax system.
With tax revenue in the MENA averaging just nine per cent of GDP, the region could mobilise additional revenue by moving to a more progressive tax system and eliminating tax exemptions.
With tax revenue in the Mena averaging just 9 per cent of GDP, the region could mobilize additional revenue by moving to a more progressive tax system and eliminating tax exemptions.
Our changes to tax ensure Scotland has a progressive tax system - with 70 per cent of taxpayers paying less next year than they do currently and 55 per cent paying less than they would across the rest of the UK.
Mackay said: "Our changes to tax will ensure Scotland has a progressive tax system with 70 per cent of taxpayers paying less next year than they do currently.
Duterte said the law also addresses long and overdue corrections in our tax laws and introduces a more progressive tax system where the rich and the poor will contribute to give better services to our people.
The law also addresses long and overdue corrections in our tax laws and introduces a more progressive tax system for the rich and the poor, and contributes to give better services to our people, said the President.
He said the law also dealt with overdue corrections in the tax laws and introduced a more progressive tax system for the rich and the poor.
Personal income tax could be strengthened as the backbone of the progressive tax system.
We need to close these loopholes and demand a fair and progressive tax system.

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