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1: Mary and Sara want to go shopping to buy new outfits for the weekend. They both fall in love with the same shirt and each decide to buy one for $15. At the register, a sales tax of 6% is added to the total. Since Mary makes more money than Sara, this purchase will not impact her overall budget as much as it will for Sara who makes less money. This is an example of a...?

A:Progressive tax
B:Regressive tax
C:Income tax
D:Excise tax***

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  1. Ms. Sue

    No.

    Check the meaning of each of those terms.

  2. marylyn

    Okay thank you, I will do that now!

  3. marylyn

    Regressive tax***

  4. Ms. Sue

    Yes, Regressive tax

  5. marylyn

    Thank you, very much!

  6. Ms. Sue

    You're welcome.

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