Thread: Economics The Fiscal Cliff Approacheth
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:55 PM   #228
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Originally Posted by HonestChieffan View Post
Gas tax on top of a carbon tax seems great. Hope it applies to diesel so we can get transportation of goods and food up a bit higher.

Consumption taxes are not all bad.
A quadruple tax for consumers basically. Consumers pay the carbon tax and gas tax at the pump, and then they pay it again at the grocery store, etc. when businesses pass along their carbon tax and fuel tax expenses to the customers in the form of higher prices.
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