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in the nation of mortorania,taxpayer A earns $40,000 and pays $40,000 in taxes while taxpayer B earns $80,000 and pays 6,000 in taxes.is the tax system of mortorania progressive, proportional (flat), or regressive?

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Anonymous
Question makes no sense, how could some one make $40,000 and pay $40,000 in taxes.
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