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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 government doubles the tax on gasoline, can you be sure that revenue from the gasoline tax will rise? Can you be sure that the deadweight loss from the gasoline tax will rise? Explain.

To determine
The double tax on gasoline and its impacts.

Explanation

The tax is the unilateral payment from the people to the government. Tax is the main source of income of the government which can be used for carrying on the public expenditure of the government. The main types of taxes include the income tax, wealth tax and the professional tax. When there is a tax, it will lead to fall in the consumer surplus as well as in the producer surplus. As a result, the total surplus which is the summation of the consumer surplus and the producer surplus will fall and this fall will occur in the total surplus due to taxation which is known as the deadweight loss due to tax...

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