Other Taxes and Revenue Sources

Background

The primary sources of government revenue are income, sales, and property taxes. In addition, policymakers at each level of government have other options at their disposal to raise revenue. Many of these taxes and fees tend to be regressiveIn taxation, a situation in which people with lower income pay a larger percentage of their income than do people with higher income.. Appropriate design can sometimes mitigate their impact on households with lower incomes.

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