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Do re-distributive taxes burden the economy, assuming the Ricardian equivalence does not hold?

An example of such a re-distributive tax would be an income tax on all Americans to fund a pension for all stay-at-home parents working to raise their children.
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Do the republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student loan debt?

It is alleged by this article in the Guardian that the republican tax cuts cost more money than the total student loan debt bubble. The accuracy of this claim was briefly discussed in this post via ...
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Name for a tax that captures all goods and services produced?

Is there a name for a consumption tax that basically captures the GDP (all goods and services produced in the nation)?
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What percentage pass-through effect do VAT taxes have?

From what I can find on Google Scholar it looks like there is a pass-through effect of approximately 1/3 the amount of a Value Added Tax - with the exception of food production, which trends higher - ...
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Is it possible to pay the internal debt of the country and to cover the budget deficit by increasing taxes?

Say for example the US govt. is putting an extra tax of 10% on the incomes of the people earning more than the average income. To make it easier, only tax the people earning more than 110% of the ...