regressive tax

Definition of "regressive tax"
  1. A levy that affects low-income individuals more heavily than those with high income
How to use "regressive tax" in a sentence
  1. The implementation of a regressive tax was criticized as disadvantageous to the poor.
  2. Without realizing it, Kevin paid more regressive tax due to his lower income.
  3. To address income inequality, some politicians propose reducing the regressive tax.

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