Posted by **rfvv** on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:19pm.

1. How much tax does the mayer pay?

2. How much cost does the mayer pay?

(Which one is correct?)

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:30pm
The first is correct. Note the correct spelling is mayor.

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**rfvv**, Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:33pm
1. How much tax does the mayor pay?

2. How much cost does the mayor pay?

(Thank you for your help......If we use the verb 'cost,' what do we have to do to make Sentence 2 correct?)

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**rfvv**, Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:34pm
3. How much does it cost for the mayor to pay tax?

(Is this grammatical?)

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 10:45pm
Yes, 1 and 3 are correct.

3 would be better if you said, "mayor to pay taxes" or "mayor to pay the tax."

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