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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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7th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050
Textbook Problem

If the corporate income tax induces businesses to reduce their capital investment, then

a. the tax does not have any deadweight loss.

b. corporate shareholders benefit from the tax.

c. workers bear some of the burden of the tax.

d. the tax achieves the goal of vertical equity.

To determine
The impact of the given scenario.

Explanation

Option (c):

When the corporate income tax induces businesses to reduce their capital investment, there is a decline in the worker’s wages, and thereby workers have to bear some of the burden of the tax. Thus, option ‘c’ is correct.

Option (a):

As the corporate income tax induces businesses to reduce their capital investment, there seems to be some deadweight loss due to reduction in the capital investment. So, option ‘a’ is incorrect...

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