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46. In 2008, the largest portion of Federal employees were in which of the following sectors? A. Education and health careB. Police and natural resourcesC.Postal service and national defenseD. Judicial, police, and administration
AACSB: AnalyticBloom's: Level 1 RememberDifficulty: 1 EasyLearning Objective: 16-01 Identify the main categories of government spending and the main sources of government revenue.Topic: Local, State, and Federal Employment47. The benefits-received principle of taxation is:
AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBloom's: Level 2 UnderstandDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 16-02 Summarize the different philosophies regarding the distribution of a nation's tax burden.Topic: Apportioning the Tax Burden48. The progressive structure of the income-tax system is based on the:
AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBloom's: Level 2 UnderstandDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 16-02 Summarize the different philosophies regarding the distribution of a nation's tax burden.Topic: Apportioning the Tax Burden16-49
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Chapter 16 - Public Finance: Expenditures and Taxes49. A tax structure is called progressive when:
AACSB: AnalyticBloom's: Level 2 UnderstandDifficulty: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 16-02 Summarize the different philosophies regarding the distribution of a nation's tax burden.Topic: Apportioning the Tax Burden50. If a tax is progressive, then: A. The average and marginal tax rates are always equalB. As the tax base increases, the marginal tax rate declinesC. As the tax base rises, the average tax rate is greater than the marginal tax rateD.As the tax base increases, the marginal tax rate is greater than the average tax rate
AACSB: AnalyticBloom's: Level 1 RememberDifficulty: 3 HardLearning Objective: 16-02 Summarize the different philosophies regarding the distribution of a nation's tax burden.Topic: Apportioning the Tax Burden

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