Tax Structures: Types & Concept


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If lower-income taxpayers pay a disproportionally higher rate of taxes then high-income taxpayers, what type of tax structure is it?

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1. If the tax burden is spread evenly across a society, what type of tax structure is it?

2. If a tax structure shifts the tax burden to wealthier members of society, what is it called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you gauge your knowledge of different tax structures. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include tax burdens and the regressive tax structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Progressive tax structure
  • Regressive tax structure
  • Tax burdens
  • Proportional taxes

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding tax burdens
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of tax structures
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related tax lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about tax structures, review the corresponding lesson titled Tax Structures: Types & Concept. This lesson will help you:

  • Find examples of a progressive tax structure
  • Compare and contrast regressive tax structure and progressive tax structure
  • Understand proportional tax structure through taxes on consumption