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Chapter 9 / Exercise 5
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Chapter 151.The highest marginal tax rate in U.S. history was:
2.The highest marginal tax rate in 1913 was:
3.By 1918, the top marginal income tax rate in the United States rose to:
4.The United States has a:
5.According to the table, the country with the highest average yearly budget deficit over the time period as a percentage of the yearly increase in GDP is:
6.According to the table, the country with the largest decrease in the debt-to-GDP ratio over the time period is:
7.According to the table, which country appeared to be in the worst fiscal shape in 2012?
8.According to the table, which country appeared to be in the best fiscal shape in 2012?
9.Reforming entitlement programs is difficult because:
10.One proposed solution to the funding problems faced by Social Security and Medicare is to increase the retirement age from 67 to 70. Although this would mean billions of dollars in savings for these federal programs, an unintended consequence may be:
11.A progressive income tax system is one in which:
12.Why do wealthy citizens contribute much more tax revenues to the government than poor citizens?
13.A U.S. federal government budget surplus occurs when:
14.Over the next 20 years, the number of workers per Social Security beneficiary is predicted to be:
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15.A marginal tax rate is:
16.Suppose you return to college and earn an MBA, after which you get an upper-management position with Yum! Brands. If your starting salary is $125,000, and the percentages are the same as they were in 2012, how much will you owe in Social Security taxes?

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