horizontal equity

Definition of "horizontal equity"
  1. A principle suggesting that individuals with similar incomes should pay similar taxes
How to use "horizontal equity" in a sentence
  1. The horizontal equity of our tax system ensures that those in the same income bracket pay the same rate.
  2. The newly proposed tax reform might threaten the horizontal equity we currently have.
  3. The policy promotes horizontal equity by taxing people in the same income bracket uniformly.

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