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Principles of Microeconomics

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781305156050

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Principles of Microeconomics

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

Suppose that your state raises its sales tax from 5 percent to 6 percent The state revenue commissioner forecasts a 20 percent increase in sales tax revenue. Is this plausible? Explain.

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Increase in the tax revenue.

Explanation

No, it is not plausible to increase the tax revenue by 20% when the sales tax increases from 5% to 6%. When the tax rate increases, the price of the goods increases, so people start spending less...

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