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a relationship postulated between tax rates and tax receipts indicating that rates above a certain level actually produce less revenue because they discourage taxable endeavors and vice versa.
named after Arthur
(born 1940), U.S. economist, who postulated it
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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) a curve on a graph showing government tax revenue plotted against percentage tax rates. It has been used to show that a cut in a high tax rate can increase government revenue
C20: named after Arthur
(born 1940), US economist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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