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Income Inequality: It's Not So Bad

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The lead article in the Spring 2010 issue of Inside the Vault discusses redistributing wealth through taxation. In this lesson, students will examine the ability-to-pay principle of taxation. Students will compare a progressive tax system and a flat tax system by analyzing the same household scenarios using one system and then the other.

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Audience:   High School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Civics/Government, Economics
Resource Types:   Lessons
Concepts:   Taxes, Government Programs