Consumption Taxes are Progressive

Avraam Jack Dectis

November 12, 2022

Why Consumption Taxes are Progressive

It is widely asserted that consumption taxes are regressive and that this is why income taxes, which seem progressive, are better.

This is wrong.

A simple illustration of a progressive consumption tax will illustrate the point.



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Avraam J. Dectis

Avraam J. Dectis


Mostly I try to sort the unsorted. Everything I write is original. I do not do commentary. I do no reviews. I only do solutions.